Interview with Earle C. Clements, October 31, 1974
Part of Earle C. Clements Oral History Project
- Interview with Earle C. Clements, October 31, 1974
- Earle C. Clements; interviewee. James W. Hammack, Jr.; interviewer.
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- Former Kentucky politician, Earle C. Clements was a governor of Kentucky and served as one of the state's US Senator and US Representative. Clements has been appointed to various offices like Kentucky state highway commissioner and director of the US Senate Democratic Campaign Committee, among others. He also served as the president of the Tobacco Institute for more than a decade. In this interview, Clements discusses college and military training. In particular, he discusses his transition from high school to college, including his motivation for pursuing higher education. Clements also discusses his time in the US Armed Services. He explains why he joined the National Guard and his desire attend officers' training camp.
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- Governors, Politicians, Legislators, Legislators--United States, Kentucky. Governor (1947-1950 : Clements), Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985, Clements, Earle C. (Earle Chester), 1896-1985--Interviews, Politicians--United States
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