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OH166 F. Tyler Munford Oral History

F. Tyler Munford Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project – Kentucky Politics

Series Number: OH166

Interviewee: Munford, F. Tyler

Interviewer: Hammack, James W.

Date interviewed: October 17, 1973

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

Date processed: February 17, 2012

Description: 2 sound disc (75 minutes)

Abstract: F. Tyler Munford discusses his career in Kentucky politics and his professional relationship with Earle C. Clements. His interview offers an overview on the major political issues and events in Kentucky from the mid-1920s through the mid-1950s. He describes various legislative acts and decisions made by Clements while he was in the Kentucky State Legislature and serving as governor. Munford also provided information on party politics in Morganfield and Union County, Kentucky.

Biographical / Historical note: F. Tyler Munford came with his father to Morganfield, Kentucky to establish the Union County Advocate newspaper in 1924. He served in the Kentucky State House of Representatives from 1929 to 1939.

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:

Munford, Tyler

Clements, Earle Chester, 1896-1985

Union County – History

Morganfield (Ky.) – History.

Union County (Ky.) – Politics and government.

Morganfield (Ky.) – Politics and government.

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