Interview With Austin Wenz

  • Identifier1980 OH 027
  • Date11/27/1979
  • InterviewerBerge, William H.
  • IntervieweeWenz, Austin
  • DescriptionIn this interview, Austin Wenz, a Mason County native, details his family history, education, the reasons he entered into politics and the offices he has held. Interview topics include conversations over the predominantly farming population of Mason County, the Judicial Referendum and a comparison of the old and new systems, the positive roads, bridges, and sewage changes under his tenure, and his future plans to build a new bridge over the Ohio River. He also comments on the county school system, Fiscal Court, contemporary judges that he knows, and the conflicts of being both a judge and farmer.
  • LocationMaysville, KY
  • Duration:39:27
  • 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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