RON ELLIOTT, a native of Lincoln County, Kentucky, is a graduate of Stanford High School, Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Kentucky.
Ron’s background includes working on the historic Apollo missions and a stint on Kentucky’s community college system faculty. Having a relative involved in the assassination of Kentucky’s would-be governor, William Goebel, piqued his interest in history and launched a writing career.
A much-in-demand member of the Kentucky Humanities Council Speakers Bureau, Ron is the author of several books, including Inside the Beverly Hills Supper Club Fire, Through the Eyes of Lincoln, From Hilltop to Mountaintop: The Life and Legacy of One Iwo Jima Flag Raiser, American El Dorado: The Great Diamond Hoax of 1872, and Sinister Influences: Kentucky’s Fabulous Five and the Point-shaving Scandal of 1951.
Retired, Ron and his wife, Carol, currently live in Nelson County, Kentucky.