Governor Wendell H. Ford Records, 1971-1974

Descriptive Summary

Title
Governor Wendell H. Ford Records, 1971-1974
Creator
Ford, Wendell H., 1924-
Finding Aid Author
Tim Tingle
Repository
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Governor Wendell H. Ford served in office from 1971-1974 as a Democratic Party affiliate. Originally from Daviess County, Ford continued to reside in that county. His occupation was a Businessman. Governor Ford successfully advocated the reorganization of state government, the passage of a severance tax on coal, and the creation of an environmental protection agency. Ford also strongly supported the Equal Rights Amendment. Governor Wendell H. Ford resigned office, upon winning election to the U.S. Senate.

Contents of the Collection

Addresses, Remarks, and Statements

December 7, 1971-May 25, 1972

  • Box 1, folder 1-70
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May 27, 1972-December 5, 1972

  • Box 2, folder 71-137
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December 7, 1972-April 3, 1973

  • Box 3, folder 138-193
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April 4, 1973-June 29, 1973

  • Box 4, folder 194-249
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July 2, 1973-October 18, 1973

  • Box 5, folder 250-305
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October 18, 1973-April 3, 1974

  • Box 6, folder 306-365
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April 5, 1974-August 5, 1974

  • Box 7, folder 366-425
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August 7, 1974-December 15, 1974

  • Box 8, folder 426-486
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