Interview with Billy Martin

  • Identifier: 1979 OH 216
  • Date: 4/27/1979
  • Interviewer: Berge, William H.
  • Interviewee: Martin, Billy
  • Description: In this interview, Billy Martin discusses his reasons for running for Judge Executive, the Judicial Referendum, and his personal relationship with Governors Carroll and Ford. Martin concludes that he faced community and news media slander while running first for Sherriff and, later, as Judge Executive.
  • Location: Stanton, KY
  • Duration: :36:41
  • 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


“Interview with Billy Martin,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed November 28, 2020,