Home of Gov. Fields

US 60, Olive Hill, KY


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""Honest Bill from Olive Hill." Home of Gov. William Jason Fields, 34th Governor of Kentucky, 1923-27. He promoted Kentucky's first grant of Federal aid for road construction, consolidation of schools, teacher-training colleges at Murray and Morehead. Member U.S. Congress, 1911-23, Commonwealth Attorney, 1932-33. Born 1874 and died 1954 in Carter County. Buried Olive Hill."

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  • April 24, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger