Governor Augustus E. Willson Records, 1907-1911

Descriptive Summary

Governor Augustus E. Willson Records, 1907-1911
Willson, Augustus E.
3 cubic ft.
Finding Aid Author
Tim Tingle
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Governor Augustus E. Willson served in office from 1907-1911 as a Republican Pary affiliate. Originally from Mason County, Willson resided in Jefferson County. His occupation was a Lawyer. In office, Governor Willson declared martial law to end the "Black Patch War" in Western Kentucky. Disagreements with the Democratic General Assembly precluded much progress during Willson's term.

Contents of the Collection

Indexes to the Executive Journals

Index to Executive Journals 1 & 2, 1907-1911

  • Volume 1
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Executive Journals

Executive Journal 1, 1907-1910

  • Volume 2
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Executive Journal 2, 1910-1911

  • Volume 3
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