Lucas, William, Sr.

Date:
3-6-1985
Length:
120 minutes.
Interviewer:
Syvertsen, Thomas H.
Transcription available:
no
Series:
Distilling Industry in Kentucky
Series ID:
9999_003
Interview Number(s):
1986__100
1986__101
1986__99
Summary:
Former president of Brown-Forman, Lucas talks of his involvement with the company from his first job in 1935 to his retirement in 1976. Talks about plant modernization, union activities, purchases such as Jack Daniel's, and the making of bourbon.
Topic(s):
Distilling industries--Kentucky, Whiskey industry--Kentucky, Brown-Forman Inc.