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Goodloe, Frank, Sr.

(born: 1914  -  died: 1984) 

Goodloe was appointed to the New Castle Board of Trustees in 1975, becoming the city's first African American official. Goodloe was a bus driver for the public schools of Henry County and a member of Washington Lodge #1513. In 1920 he was listed in the U.S. Federal Census living in New Castle with is grandparents, Ed and Anna Diseth. For more see "Mayor, 45 councilmen are black city officials," in the 1978 Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials, Fifth Report by the Commission on Human Rights, p. 21.


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