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Kentucky: Railroad Commissioners


Kentucky Railroad Commissioners, 1891-1987 (May be incomplete!)

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1925 May 30: Frank N. Burns, died in office.
  • 1955 Nov 8: Frank A. Stubblefield (Dem), elected unopposed. Frank L. McCarthy (Dem), elected unopposed. Walter J. Bailey (Dem), elected; Pleaz W. Mobley (Rep), defeated.
  • 1975 May 27: L. H. 'Dick' Frymire (Dem), nominated; Charles W. Peck (Dem), defeated in primary; Jerry L. Austin (Dem), defeated in primary; George Ellis Williams (Dem), defeated in primary; W. E. 'Tunney' Poore (Dem), defeated in primary; Henry Keeling (Dem), defeated in primary; Raymond C. Harper (Dem), defeated in primary; Volney Brien (Dem), defeated in primary; J. D. Darnell (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1975 Nov 4: L. H. 'Dick' Frymire (Dem), elected; Robert J. Bradley (Rep), defeated.
  • 1979 Nov 6: Gene Smith (Dem), elected; Robert J. Bradley (Rep), defeated.
  • 1975 May 27: John W. Manning (Dem), nominated; Gene Spalding (Dem), defeated in primary; Wilbur Schu (Dem), defeated in primary; Joseph K. Discher (Dem), defeated in primary; Glen W. Strickland (Dem), defeated in primary; Edward Bohannon (Dem), defeated in primary; John W. Rice (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1975 Nov 4: John W. Manning (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 1979 Nov 6: Henry Spalding (Dem), elected; Thomas Foster Rogers III (Rep), defeated.
  • 1975 May 27: Jimmy Turner (Dem), nominated; Robert Damron (Dem), defeated in primary; Stirl Harris (Dem), defeated in primary; W. K. Keathley (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1975 Nov 4: Jimmy Turner (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 1979 Nov 6: Jimmy Turner (Dem), elected; Monroe Baker (Rep), defeated.
  • 1983 Nov 8: William A. Bailey (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 1987 Nov 3: William A. Bailey (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 1983 Nov 8: Henry Spalding (Dem), elected; Patricia K. Sullivan (Rep), defeated.
  • 1987 Nov 3: Henry Spalding (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 1983 Nov 8: Jimmy Turner (Dem), elected unopposed.
  • 1987 Nov 3: J. E. Combs (Dem), elected; G. L. 'Dusty' Rhodes (Rep), defeated.
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