Interview with Gene Allen

  • Identifier1979 OH 458
  • Date10/16/1979
  • InterviewerBerge, William H. and Robinson, Norma
  • IntervieweeAllen, Gene
  • DescriptionIn this interview, Gene Allen, a Morgan County native, discusses his family, education, military service, and public service career, which consisted of terms as both a County Judge and County Judge Executive. Other interview topics cover the Judicial Referendum, why he entered into politics, and needs of county, which include, among other things, a need for industry and improved road systems and funding. Allen also comments on election campaigns, county recreation, the Red River Dam, the pains of state regulations, AD Districts, and, the importance of Revenue Sharing monies.
  • LocationWest Liberty, KY
  • Duration:29:26
  • 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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