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OH177 O. R. McElroy Oral History

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O. R. McElroy Oral History

Collection Title: Jackson Purchase Oral History Project – Politics and Government

Series Number: OH177

Interviewee:  McElroy, O.R.

Interviewer:  James W. Hammack, Jr.

Date interviewed: October 19, 1973

Processed by: Processed by Benjamin J. Drake in August of 2012.

Date processed: August 24, 2012

Description: 1 sound disc (15 minutes)

Abstract: O. R. McElroy discusses playing football during the 1920s at Morganfield High School, Morganfield, Kentucky, under the coach Earl C. Clements. Clements later became a prominent politician serving as governor of Kentucky and as a United States Senator.

Biographical / Historical note: O. R. McElroy was born about 1906. He attended Morganfield High School in the mid-1920s where he played football under Earl C. Clements.

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Subject Headings / Descriptors:

McElroy, O. R., 1906-

Clements, Earle Chester, 1896-1985

Morganfield (Ky.) – History.