Wendell H. Ford

Wendell H. Ford Wendell Ford’s political career spanned a third of a century in elective office. He began as a Kentucky state senator in 1965 and was elected lieutenant governor in 1967. Four years later, he became the commonwealth’s 53rd Governor (1971-1974). As...

Charles Beach Jr

Charles Beach, Jr. Charles Beach, Jr. was born in Beattyville, July 4, 1919. He graduated from Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia in 1940 and was assigned to the 602nd Pack Artillery Battalion, a unit of the 10th Mountain Division (ski troops and Light...

A. Russell Romine

A. Russell Romine Russ Romine has been a lifelong champion of Kentucky’s transportation system. He began his career with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in 1956 when he accepted a summer job as “Levelman” in the Elizabethtown office. In 1958, Mr. Romine...

Kentucky Transportation Hall of Fame

Kentucky Transportation Hall of Fame The Kentucky Transportation Hall of Fame was established by the Center in 1990 to recognize those professionals who have dedicated their time, knowledge, and creativity to provide an efficient and safe transportation system within...