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OH163 Ross Buchanan Oral History

Ross Buchanan Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project – Kentucky Politics

Series Number: OH163

Interviewee: Buchanan, Ross, 1896-

Interviewer: Hammack, James W.

Date interviewed: October 10, 1973

Processed by: Processed by Benjamin J. Drake from October 2011 to February 2012.

Date processed: February 17, 2012

Description: 1 sound disc (36 minutes)

Abstract: Ross Buchanan discusses growing up in Union County, Kentucky during the early half of the 20th century. He describes his close friendship with Earle C. Clements and the impact he had on Clements' career in politics.

Biographical / Historical note: Ross Buchanan was born about 1896 and attended public schools in Union County, Kentucky. He attended Morganfield High School and played on the varsity football team. In 1918, he enlisted in the United States Army and was discharge after the conclusion of the First World War in 1919.

General information: No user access to original recordings. Use audio user copies, digital derivatives, transcripts, and/or tape indexes. This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code). Permission for reproduction must be requested from Murray State University.

Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Buchanan, Ross, 1896-

Clements, Earle Chester, 1896-1985

Union County – History

Morganfield (Ky.) – History.

Research Notes: The Ross Buchanan interview is part of the Earle C. Clement Oral History Series conducted by James W. Hammock during the early 1970s.