Wigginton, Ellen O.(born: 1917 - died: 1989)
Wigginton was born in Lexington, KY. She attended Florida Memorial College, Kentucky State College [now Kentucky State University], Crutcher's Beauty School, and Mary Miller's College of Beauty Culture. Wigginton was owner and operator of Wigginton's Beauty Shop in Lexington. She was the first chair, and later director, of the Kentucky Poor People's Coalition, and she was the vice-president of Community Action of Lexington-Fayette County. For more see Profiles of Contemporary Black Achievers of Kentucky, by J. B. Horton.