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1940 - Shoe Makers, Repairers, and Shiners, Kentucky [TABLE G]

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The table below has the names (G) of adult African Americans born in Kentucky and employed in the shoe care business in 1940 [source: U.S. Federal Census].

NAMES

HOME LOCATION

EMPLOYMENT

Byron Gaines

Dawson Springs, KY

shoe shiner at barber shop

Harry A. Gaines

Dawson Springs, KY

shoe shiner at barber shop

Major Gardener

Oklahoma City, OK

porter & shoe shine boy at shoe  rebuilder

William Gardner

Chicago, IL

shoe shining, owns parlor

Ray Gardner

Chicago, IL

shoe shining, owns parlor

Henry D. Gentry

Winchester, KY

shoe shiner at Brooks Shop

Warren George

Middleborough, KY

shoe shine boy at shoe shop

William Gilcrest

Pasadena, CA

shoe shiner at private practice

Robert Golden

Louisville, KY

shoe shiner at shine shop

Raymond Grady

Lansing, MI

shoe shiner at shoe shine stand

Fred Green

Lawrenceburg, IN

shoe shiner at shoe store

Robert Grant

Frankfort, KY

shoe shine boy, private work

William J. Griffith

Calhoun, KY

shoe shiner at barber shop

Arthur Grimmett

Cleveland, OH

shoe repairman at shoe repair factory

Woodrow Grissom

Adair County, KY

shoe shine boy at barber shop

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