From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Mack, Lee Nor

(born: 1914  -  died: 1985) 

Lee Nor Mack was a contractor who in 1965 was the first African American councilman to be elected in Shelbyville, KY since 1904. He served as a councilman from 1967-1985. He was a veteran of WWII. Lee Nor Mack Street is named in his honor. Lee Nor Mack died in Jefferson County, December 7, 1985.  For more see the announcement in Jet, vol. 29, issue 6 (11/18/1965), p. 9; and "Lee Nor Mack" by D. Puckett on pp.588-589 in The New History of Shelby County Kentucky.


Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: Jet (periodical)
NKAA Source: The New history of Shelby County, Kentucky

Social Bookmarking

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Mack, Lee Nor,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed February 17, 2019,

Last modified: 2017-07-19 17:51:34