Governor Louie B. Nunn Records
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives Frankfort, KY 40601-0537 USA
Collection is open for research.
Governor Louie B. Nunn Records, 1967-1971, Ky-Ar1211, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.
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Governor Louie B. Nunn served in office from 1967-1971 as a Republican Party affiliate. Originally from Barren County, KY, Nunn continued to reside in that county. His occupation was a Lawyer. Governor Nunn worked with the Democratic General Assembly to achieve most of his goals, including increased funding for colleges and universities, mental health facilities, and state parks. Louie B. Nunn is noted for sending the National Guard to Louisville and Lexington in response to civil rights and anti-war disturbances.
These are drafts of speeches that may or may not have been given in this form. They were accessioned from a collection of papers offered to KDLA by the Frankfort law offices of Joseph Leary. Mr. Leary was extensively involved in the political history of the state, as an advisor and speech writer for several prominent public figures. including several governors.
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