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

Washington, Edward, Jr. "Eddie"

(born: 1931) 

Born in Logan County, KY, Washington became Adairville, KY's first African American councilman in 1970. He was a foreman at the Auburn Hosiery Mill. 

For more see "36 city officials include mayor, police court judge," in the Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials [1972], by the Commission on Human Rights, p. 10; Who's Who Among African Americans, 1977-2006; "Interview with Edward Washington" in the Pass the Word collection; 

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