Interview with James Dressman Jr.

  • Identifier: 1980 OH 098
  • Date: 4/1/1980
  • Interviewer: Berge, William H.
  • Interviewee: Dressman, James, Jr.
  • Description: In this interview, James Dressman Jr. details his family history, education, and his public service career, which began with a General Assembly position and continued once he was elected County Judge Executive of Kenton County. He discusses his County Judge Executive election campaign, the Judicial Referendum, which he likes, the Probate Court, county recreation, and his working relationships with city governments in his county. He also comments on the poor county roads and waste water services, his plans for future, and what he wanted to be remember by.
  • Location: Covington, KY
  • Duration: :49:18
  • 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 James Dressman Jr.,” William H. Berge Oral History Center, accessed January 16, 2022,