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Curry, Paul H.

(born: 1927  -  died: 2004) 

In 1969, Paul Curry was elected to the Horse Cave City Council, then re-elected in 1971; he was the city's first African American councilman. Curry was the son of George and Gracie Smith Curry.

For more see "36 city officials include mayor, police court judge," in Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials [1972], by the Commission on Human Rights, p. 12; and Paul H. Curry in the obituaries of the Glasgow Daily Times, 10/22/2004, p. 2.

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