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

Brummell, William C., Sr.

(born: 1907  -  died: 1969) 

Brummell, born in Salina, Kansas, was the first African American member of the Kentucky Parole Board in 1966. He was named to the board by Governor Breathitt for a four year term at $12,000 per year. Brummell, a social worker, had been director of the Louisville-Jefferson County Children's Home. For more see "Negro on Kentucky Board," New York Times, 07/12/1966, p.4.


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