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

Grooms, Leonard S.

(born: 1912) 

Grooms was born in Hopkinsville, KY, the son of Lizzie Wright Grooms. A pastor and journalist, he was the religious editor at the Hopkinsville Globe Journal for six years. The Hopkinsville Globe Journal was located at 12 8th Street in Hopkinsville, KY [source: The Negro Handbook, 1944]. For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1950.

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“Grooms, Leonard S.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed July 22, 2024,

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