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

Skinner, Freddie

Skinner was elected to the Bloomfield, KY, City Council in 1977. The ticket included Ernestine Lewis; it was the first time the city council had two African American members. For more see "Mayor, 45 councilmen are black city officials," in 1978 Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials, Fifth Report by the Commission on Human Rights, p. 15.

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NKAA Entry: Lewis, Ernestine
NKAA Source: Kentucky directory of black elected officials

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