Interview with Sherman Dean

  • Identifier: 1979 OH 215
  • Date: 4/27/1979
  • Interviewer: Smith, David
  • Interviewee: Dean, Sherman
  • Description: In this interview, Sherman Dean discusses his family background, his school board service from 1962-69, farming, the insurance industry, and the election campaign that won him the Judge Executive position in Jessamine County in 1977. Dean concludes that the Judicial Referendum is good for the judge position, but he prefers the old structure. Other topics include Jessamine County problems, such as traffic and crowded schools, as well a discussion over the Bluegrass Area Development.
  • Location: Jessamine County, KY
  • Duration: :10:25
  • Time Summary:
  • Restrictions: no
  • Rights: Contact Special Collections and Archives Crabbe Library Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions rights and permission to publish.
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  • Funding Source: Project Funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


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