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OH165 Willam H. Lindo Oral History

William H. Lindo Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project – Kentucky Politics

Series Number: OH165

Interviewee: Lindo, William H., 1892-

Interviewer: Hammack, James W.

Date interviewed: October 19, 1973

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

Date processed: February 17, 2012

Description: 1 sound disc (37 minutes)

Abstract: William H. Lindo discusses his friendship with Earle C. Clements when they resided in Morganfield, Kentucky during the first half of the 20th century. He details Clements' football coaching career at Morganfield High School and his early political career in Union County. He provides a description of Morganfield and Union County during the Great Depression.

Biographical / Historical note: William H. Lindo was born about 1892 in Morganfield, Kentucky. He joined the Masonic Lodge in 1917. He was drafted for military service during the First World War but was declared exempt after failing the Army physical.

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Subject Headings / Descriptors:

Lindo, William H.

Clements, Earle Chester, 1896-1985

Union County – History

Morganfield (Ky.) – History.