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

Reed, Steven S.

(born: 1962) 

Steven S. Reed was born in Munfordville, KY. In 1999, President Clinton named Reed the first African American U.S. Attorney in Kentucky, and he served the state's Western District for two years. He was also the first African American to chair the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees, from 2002-2004. For more see Dan Adkins, "Steven Reed Takes Reins of UK Board of Trustees" UKPR News, 09/17/2002 (online); and the Associated Press, "Steve Reed nominated as federal prosecutor," Lexington Herald-Leader, 10/09/99, p.C3.

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