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Author Johnson, Keen, 1896-1970.

Title The public papers of Governor Keen Johnson, 1939-1943 / Frederic D. Ogden, editor
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, [1982]
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Series Public Papers of the Governors of Kentucky
Public papers of the governors of Kentucky.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; FOREWORD BY H. CLYDE REEVES; GENERAL EDITOR'S PREFACE; EDITOR'S PREFACE; GOVERNOR KEEN JOHNSON; INAUGURAL ADDRESS; LEGISLATIVE MESSAGES & STATEMENTS; On Resignation of Chandler as Governor October 9, 1939; Appoints Chandler as United States Senator October 9, 1939; Letter to Vice President Garner October 9, 1939; State of the Commonwealth Address January 2, 1940; On Hiring Auditors March 6, 1940; Veto of Bill to Legalize Liquor Sales March 13, 1940; Message to Legislative Council November 24, 1941
Bowling Green High School Graduation May 22, 1941Eastern Kentucky State Teachers College Commencement June 4, 1941; Constitutional Amendment on School Fund October 31, 1941; Kentucky Education Association April 15, 1942; Installation of Herman Lee Donovan May 6, 1942; Kentucky School for the Blind Centennial June 8, 1942; Naval Training School August 21, 1942; University of Kentucky Convocation March 12, 1943; Union College May 11, 1943; Executive Order: Transfer of Funds to Governor's Emergency Fund May 25, 1943; Executive Order: Fees for Summer Teacher Training Courses October 11, 1943
Irregularities in the Division of Purchases July 1, 1941Constitutional Limit on Salary September 19, 1941; Out-of-State Trips September 23, 1941; Administrative Organization of Revenue Department March 5, 1942; Legal Services March 20, 1942; Legality of 1942 Appropriations June 17, 1942; Assessment of State Employees for Campaign Funds July 2, 1942; Appointment of G. Lawrence Tucker as Legal Counsel August 27, 1942; On Kentucky's Solvency January 19, 1943; Cancellation of Laundry Contract March 29, 1943; Constitutional Amendment on 5,000 Salary Limit May 18, 1943
Resignation of Indicted State Employees June 15, 1943On Convening a Special Session for Income Tax Repeal November 19, 1943; Kentucky Government, 1939-1943 November 27, 1943; EDUCATION; Statement before Textbook Commission January 5, 1940; Eastern Kentucky State Teachers College Founders Day March 21, 1940; Red Bird High School Graduation April 7, 1940; Kentucky School for the Deaf April 17, 1940; Kentucky Education Association April 19, 1940; Transylvania College Convocation January 8, 1941; Kentucky Education Association April 16, 1941; Georgetown College Citizenship Day May 12, 1941
State of the Commonwealth Address January 6, 1942Tennessee Valley Authority Bill February 11, 1942; Call for Redistricting March 3, 1942; Extraordinary Session of the General Assembly: Legislative Redistricting March 10, 1942; Extraordinary Session of the General Assembly: Legislative Redistricting March 30, 1942; STATE ADMINISTRATION; Department Heads of State Government December 8, 1939; Merit System December 10, 1940; Refinancing of Outstanding Warrants January 9, 1941; Chamber of Commerce February 20, 1941; To the Cabinet May 23, 1941
Summary Keen Johnson was governor of Kentucky from 1939 to 1943 -- years that spanned the end of the Depression and the initial involvement of this country in the Second World War. The account of Johnson's administration is chronicled here through a collection of his public papers. The material, organized by subject and arranged chronologically within each area, presents a rather clear picture of Governor Johnson's plans and concerns for Kentucky and of the actions he took as chief executive on behalf of the state. In contrast to contemporary procedures concerning the preservation of governors' papers
Notes Executive Order: West Kentucky Vocational Training School December 3, 1943
Includes index
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Subject Johnson, Keen, 1896-1970.
Kentucky -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources.
Genre/Form Sources.
Form Electronic book
Author Ogden, Frederic D.
Kentucky. Governor (1939-1943 : Johnson)
ISBN 0813106052
0813156920 electronic bk
9780813156927 electronic bk