Interview with Sherman Dean

  • Identifier1979 OH 215
  • Date4/27/1979
  • InterviewerSmith, David
  • IntervieweeDean, Sherman
  • DescriptionIn 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.
  • LocationJessamine County, KY
  • Duration:10:25
  • Restrictionsno
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives Crabbe Library Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions rights and permission to publish.
  • Funding SourceProject Funded by the Kentucky Oral History Commission


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