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

Hatcher, E. Porter, Jr.

(born: 1936) 

Hatcher was an insurance agent and real estate broker. He was elected to the Kentucky General Assembly, serving from 1978-1999, representing the 43rd District (Jefferson County). He is one of the few African Americans to garner consecutive re-elections. Hatcher resigned his seat in 1999 and pleaded guilty to insurance fraud. A special election was held and Hatcher was replaced by Louisville 12th Ward Alderman Paul Bather. For more information, contact the Kentucky Legislative Research Commission and see "Editorial: Hatcher's Resignation," Courier-Journal (Louisville), 12/05/1999.


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NKAA Entry: Bather, Paul C.
NKAA Source: Courier-Journal [Louisville] (newspaper)

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