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Kentucky's governors

Author: Lowell H Harrison
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : English : Updated edView all editions and formats
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Compiled and edited by Lowell H. Harrison, the essays in Kentucky's Governors profile every chief executive of the Bluegrass State from eighteenth-century governor Isaac Shelby to Ernie Fletcher. First published in 1985, this edition of Kentucky's Governors is expanded and revised to include governors Wilkinson, Jones, Patton, and Fletcher, as well as new information on respected figures such as Louie B. Nunn. An  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kentucky's governors.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2004
(OCoLC)56107765
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lowell H Harrison
ISBN: 9780813159744 0813159741
OCLC Number: 900344606
Notes: Updated ed. of: Kentucky's governors, 1792-1985. c1985.
Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource : portraits
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Kentucky governorship: an overview / Thomas D. Clark --
Isaac Shelby (1792-1796, 1812-1816) / Paul W. Beasley --
James Garrard (1796-1804) / H.E. Everman --
Christopher Greenup (1804-1808) / James F. Hopkins --
Charles Scott (1808-1812) / Harry M. Ward --
George Madison (1816) ; Gabriel Slaughter (1816-1820) / James F. Hopkins --
John Adair (1820-1824) ; Joseph Desha (1824-1828) / Charles J. Bussey --
Thomas Metcalfe (1828-1832) ; John Breathitt (1832-1834) ; James Turner Morehead (1834-1836) / Frank F. Mathias --
James Clark (1836-1839) / Victor B. Howard --
Charles Anderson Wickliffe (1839-1840) / Helen Bartter Crocker --
Robert Perkins Letcher (1840-1844) / Frank H. Heck --
William Owsley (1844-1848) / Stuart Seely Sprague --
John Jordan Crittenden (1848-1850) / Victor B. Howard --
John Larue Helm (1850-1851, 1867) / Tom Owen --
Lazarus Whitehead Powell (1851-1855) ; Charles Slaughter Morehead (1855-1859) / James A. Ramage --
Beriah Magoffin (1859-1862) ; George W. Johnson (1861-1862, Confederate) ; Richard Hawes (1862-1865, Confederate) / Lowell H. Harrison --
James F. Robinson (1862-1863) / John David Smith --
Thomas Elliott Bramlette (1863-1867) / Ross A. Webb --
John White Stevenson (1867-1871) / Tom Owen --
Preston Hopkins Leslie (1871-1875) / Ross A. Webb --
James B. McCreary (1875-1879, 1911-1915) / Nicholas C. Burckel --
Luke Pryor Blackburn (1879-1883) / Nancy Disher Baird --
J. Proctor Knott (1883-1887) / Robert M. Ireland --
Simon Bolivar Buckner (1887-1891) / Lowell H. Harrison --
John Young Brown (1891-1895) / Robert M. Ireland --
William O'Connell Bradley (1895-1899) ; William Sylvester Taylor (1899-1900) ; William Goebel (1900) / James C. Klotter --
J.C.W. Beckham (1900-1907) / Nicholas C. Burckel --
Augustus Everett Willson (1907-1911) ; Augustus Owsley Stanley (1915-1919) / Thomas H. Appleton Jr. --
James Dixon Black (1919) ; Edwin Porch Morrow (1919-1923) / Melba Porter Hay --
William Jason Fields (1923-1927) / William E. Ellis --
Flem D. Sampson (1927-1931) / Robert F. Sexton --
Ruby Laffoon (1931-1935) / William E. Ellis --
Albert Benjamin Chandler (1935-1939, 1955-1959) / Charles P. Roland --
Keen Johnson (1939-1943) / Frederic D. Ogden --
Simeon Willis (1943-1947) / James C. Klotter --
Earle Chester Clements (1947-1950) / Thomas H. Syvertsen --
Lawrence W. Wetherby (1950-1955) / John E. Kleber --
Bert T. Combs (1959-1963) / George W. Robinson --
Edward Thompson Breathitt Jr. (1963-1967) / Kenneth E. Harrell --
Louie B. Nunn (1967-1971) / Robert F. Sexton and Al Cross --
Wendell Hampton Ford (1971-1974) / Landis Jones --
Julian Morton Carroll (1974-1979) / Stuart Seely Sprague and Al Cross --
John Y. Brown Jr. (1979-1983) / Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau and Bruce L. McClure --
Martha Layne Collins (1983-1987) / Ed Ryan and Elizabeth Duffy Fraas --
Wallace Glenn Wilkinson (1987-1991) / Roger C. Adams --
Brereton C. Jones (1991-1995) / Penny M. Miller --
Paul Edward Patton (1995-2003) / Paul Blanchard --
Ernest Lee Fletcher (2003- ) / Al Cross.
Other Titles: Kentucky's governors, 1792-1985.
Responsibility: edited by Lowell H. Harrison.

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Compiled and edited by Lowell H. Harrison, the essays in "Kentucky's Governors" profile every chief executive of the Bluegrass State from eighteenth-century governor Isaac Shelby to the recently  Read more...

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