Interview with Howard Ellis Jr.

  • Identifier: 1979 OH 278
  • Date: 6/26/1979
  • Interviewer: Ellis, William E.
  • Interviewee: Ellis, Howard, Jr.
  • Description: In this interview, Howard Ellis, an Owen County Judge Executive, discusses his employment history, extensive political background and his views of the Judicial Referendum. He concludes that funding shortfalls and inadequate roads, senior citizen housing, and hospital services are some of the major problems that Owen County faces; with waste management being the biggest issue. He also comments on people leaving the area for employment, his personal plans, and political elections.
  • Location: Owenton, KY
  • Duration: :45:30
  • 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 Howard Ellis Jr.,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed December 8, 2021,