Interview with Ben Elston

  • Identifier: 1979 OH 287
  • Date: 6/28/1979
  • Interviewer: Ellis, William E.
  • Interviewee: Elston, Ben
  • Description: In this interview, Ben Elston, a Henry County native, discusses his personal background and employment history, as well as his experiences in various public offices. Other interview topics include discussions over the Judicial Referendum, the absence of a Henry County planning and zoning commission, and, waste and roads management issues. Elston also shares his opinions on other judges in the state, and, he details the self-supporting and volunteer driven ambulance and fire department services of Henry County.
  • Location: New Castle, KY
  • Duration: :38:34
  • 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 Ben Elston,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed September 25, 2020,