Interview with William Owens

  • Identifier1980 OH 026
  • Date11/13/1979
  • InterviewerRobinson, Norma
  • IntervieweeOwens, William
  • DescriptionWilliam Owens, a Fleming County native, discusses his family history, education, military service record, and reasons for entering politics in this interview. He comments extensively on the public offices he has held, which include Deputy Sheriff, High Sheriff, County Judge and County Judge Executive, as well as the state of Fleming County industry which requires expansion. Additional interview topics include the Judicial Referendum, and Fleming County roads, recreation, ambulance and waste disposal.
  • LocationFlemingsburg, KY
  • Duration:43:40
  • 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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