Interview with Roy Bailey

  • Identifier: 1979 OH 494
  • Date: 10/26/1979
  • Interviewer: Robinson, Norma
  • Interviewee: Bailey, Roy
  • Description: In this interview, Roy Bailey, a Bath County native, details his family history, World War II military service record, and his experiences as both a County Judge and Judge Executive. He comments on his support for former Governor Julian Carroll, his failed State Representative election campaign, his successful run for County Judge in 1974, the positives of the Judicial Referendum, the benefits of revenue sharing, and the effects that I-64 had on Bath County. In addition, he also summarizes his accomplishments, which include road and bridge construction projects and programs that helped the most disadvantaged groups in his jurisdiction.
  • Location: Owingsville, KY
  • Duration: :49:08
  • 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 Roy Bailey,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed August 4, 2020,