HUDDLESTON, Walter Darlington (1926-2018)

HUDDLESTON, WALTER DARLINGTON, a Senator from Kentucky; born in Burkesville, Cumberland County, Ky., April 15, 1926; educated in the public schools; graduated from the University of Kentucky 1949; served in the United States Army as a tank gunner, Ninth Armored Division, European Theater of Operations 1944-1946; member of the Kentucky State senate 1965-1972; majority caucus chairman 1968; majority floor leader 1970-1972; program and sports director, radio station WKCT, Bowling Green, Ky., 1949-1952; general manager, radio station WIEL, Elizabethtown, Ky., 1952-1972; partner and director, radio station WLBN, Lebanon, Ky., 1957-1972; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1972; reelected in 1978, and served from January 3, 1973, to January 3, 1985; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1984; was a resident of Elizabethtown, Ky.; died on October 16, 2018.

Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives
Frankfort, KY
Papers: In Governor Julian Morton Carroll subject files, 1974-1979.

University of Kentucky Libraries
Modern Political Archives
Lexington, KY
Papers: 1973-1984. Ca. 700 feet. Senate papers only. Closed pending processing. Inquire at repository.

University of Virginia
Alderman Library
Charlottesville, VA
Papers: Correspondence in Hugh Scott papers, 1925-1983. Finding aid.