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Barlow, Charles H.
Birth Year : 1940
In 1974, Charles H. Barlow was chosen as Citizen of the Year in Morgantown, KY. He was the first African American to serve in an elected office in Butler County, KY; in 1973 he was elected a Morgantown City Council Member and re-elected in 1975 [source: "Area voting: Keith edges Lamastus in Butler judge race," Daily News, 11/02/1975, p.80]. According to information from the Morgantown Mayor's Office, Barlow served as a city council member until 1990. He also served with the Butler County Jaycees and was on the advisory council of the Green River Boys Camp. Charles H. Barlow was born in Hart County, KY, according to the Kentucky Birth Index, and moved to Butler County in the 1960s. This entry was submitted by Roger Givens.
Subjects: Politicians, Politics, Appointments & Elections
Geographic Region: Hart County, Kentucky / Morgantown, Butler County, Kentucky

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