Interview with Hanson Slaton

  • Identifier1980 OH 283
  • Date5/19/1980
  • InterviewerEllis, William E.
  • IntervieweeSlaton, Hanson
  • DescriptionHanson Slaton, a Hopkins County native, discusses his public service career as a Deputy Sheriff, Sheriff and County Judge in this interview. He comments extensively on the Judge Executive and County Judge duties, unemployment rates and local industry, problems with land fill and sanitation services, and the pains of poor county roads. Slaton also details his relationships with former Governors Nunn and Carroll
  • LocationHanson, KY
  • Duration:52:31
  • 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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