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

Summers, Jane Roberta

(born: 1895  -  died: 1992) 

Summers, a Selma, AL native, was the first woman to manage Jacob Price public housing in Covington, KY. She also assisted in organizing Meals on Wheels in Covington.

Summers became a paralegal at the age of 77 to assist senior citizens with simple legal problems.

For more see "Jane Summers" at the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, Great Black Kentuckians; "Jane Roberta Summers" at the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage website; and "Jane Summers, 97, mentor to many in Covington," The Kentucky Post, 7/1/1992, News section, p. 10A.


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NKAA Source: Kentucky post (newspaper)

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