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Author Willis, Simeon S., 1879-1965.

Title The public papers of Governor Simeon Willis, 1943-1947 / James C. Klotter, editor ; Edmund D. Lyon and C. David Dalton, assistant editors
Published Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, [1988]
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Public Papers of the Governors of Kentucky
Public papers of the governors of Kentucky.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; GENERAL EDITOR'S PREFACE ; EDITOR'S PREFACE; THE CAREER AND ADMINISTRATION OF GOVERNOR SIMEON WILLIS; PREINAUGURAL ADDRESSES; Opening of Gubernatorial Campaign; Interview Regarding Election Victory; New York Herald-Tribune Forum; INAUGURAL ADDRESS; LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS, 1943-1945; Remarks to Legislative Council; Statement Regarding Tuggle ""Ripper""; State of the Commonwealth; Statement Regarding Legislative Committees for Continuing Research; Statement Regarding Deadlock on Budget; Budget Bill; Budget Bill; Interview on Budget Bill; Budget
BudgetVeto of House Bill No. 243; Proclamation for Special Session; Special Session; Education Bill; Memorandum to Senator Moss; Statement Urging Support for Education Bill; Proclamation for Second Special Session; A Report to the People; A Second Report to the People; Statement Regarding Public Assistance; Interview Regarding First Year in Office; Statement Denying Charge of Dictation to Legislature; Proclamation For Special Session; Special Session; Prison Investigation; Amendment to Special Session Proclamation; Veto of House Resolution No. 3; Statement to Legislative Council: Budget
Kentucky Education AssociationStatement Regarding Special Session; Kentucky Wesleyan Commencement; Independence Day Celebration; Eastern Kentucky Education Association; Founders' Day; Bald Knob High School Commencement; Eastern Kentucky State Teachers College Commencement; Founders' Day; Statement Regarding Dr. W.H. Vaughan; Statement Regarding Possible Inquiry at Morehead; Remarks Regarding Griffenhagen and Associates' Survey of Education; Telegram Regarding Aid to Education; Statement Regarding Education Record; HEALTH AND WELFARE
Second Anniversary of Opening, Warren CountyTuberculosis SanatoriumNational Foundation for Infantile Paralysis; Remarks Regarding Public Assistance; Dedication of Venereal Disease Center; Dedication of Reconstructed Male Ward at Central State Hospital; Dedication of an Addition to Western State Hospital; Dedication of New Negro Ward at Central State Hospital; Dedication of New Buildings at Greendale House of Reform; Cornerstone for State Tuberculosis Hospital, Glasgow; Cornerstone for State Tuberculosis Hospital, Ashland; Cornerstone for State Tuberculosis Hospital, Madisonville
Statement Regarding Tax PolicyPHILOSOPHY OF GOVERNMENT; Boyd County Bar Association; Kentucky Press Association, Annual Midwinter Meeting; Rededication of Mount Zion Church; Dedicatory Service, Broadway Methodist Church; Statement Read to Federal Power Commission; Kentucky Rural Church Council, Dinner Meeting; Labor Day Program; Joint Journalism Convention; Boyd County Lincoln Day Banquet; Lincoln Club; 100th Anniversary of Kentucky Female Orphan School; The Judicial Process and the Executive Function; Law and Politics; EDUCATION; 125th Anniversary of Centre College
Summary During the period from 1931 to 1967 -- thirty-six years -- Kentuckians elected only one Republican as governor of the Commonwealth. Yet that man, a former justice of the state's highest court, seldom appears as other than a footnote in the standard histories. That is unfortunate, for Simeon Willis of Ashland made a fine record as governor, assuming the office during World War II and leaving it strengthened in a postwar world. In this new volume in the Public Papers of the Governors of Kentucky series, editor James C. Klotter has assembled 173 documents and public statements, so that the Willis
Notes Dedication of Kentucky State Hospital
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Kentucky. Governor (1943-1947 : Willis)
Kentucky -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950 -- Sources.
Genre/Form Sources.
Form Electronic book
Author Dalton, C. David, 1957-
Klotter, James C.
Lyon, Edmund D., 1943-
Kentucky. Governor (1943-1947 : Willis)
ISBN 0813156947 (electronic bk.)
9780813156941 (electronic bk.)