From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)
Barlow, William D.(born: 1933)
William D. Barlow, from Summer Shade, KY, was a caretaker and Baptist minister. In 1970 he became the first African American elected to office in Metcalfe County, serving as a constable.
For more see Kentucky Black Elected Officials Directory , p. 3, col. B, published by the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights.