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Mumphrey, William

William Mumphrey was elected mayor of Ghent, KY, in 2006. He is listed in "Carroll County Kentucky Summary 2006 General Election," The Madison Courier, News section, 11/09/2006. Mumphrey, the first African American mayor of Ghent, was still mayor in 2020.

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“Mumphrey, William,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed April 19, 2024,

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