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

Fowler, Sharon

(born: 1947) 

Sharon Fowler is a former mayor of West Buechel. She was first elected mayor in 1994 and was re-elected and served until she was defeated by Rick Richards in 2014. Fowler had also been on the West Buechel City Council from 1990-1994. Sharon Fowler is owner and director of Paradise Island Academy Day Care Center. West Buechel, located in Jefferson County, KY, was incorporated into a 6th class city in 1952. For more see S. Smith, "W. Buechel mayoral matchup looks familiar," Courier-Journal, 10/11/2006, Neighborhoods section, p. 1C.; and Joe Sonka, "Edelen releases scathing audit of former West Buechel administration, refers case to local and federal law enformcement," 12/11/2015, Insider Louisville online.

Kentucky County & Region

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Read about West Buechel, Kentucky in Wikipedia.


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NKAA Source: Courier-Journal [Louisville] (newspaper)

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“Fowler, Sharon,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed October 24, 2020,

Last modified: 2018-11-09 19:13:36