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

Green, Larry W.

(born: 1946) 

Born in Louisville, KY, Green became the first African American councilman in Elizabethtown, KY, in 1973, as well as the youngest person ever elected to office in the city. He served as a councilman until 1982. Green is the son of Alma Vaughn Green and William R. Green. For more "Mayor, 45 councilmen are black city officials," in Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials [1978], Fifth Report, by the Commission on Human Rights, p. 16; and Who's Who Among African Americans, 1975-2002.


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NKAA Source: Kentucky directory of black elected officials
NKAA Source: Who's who among African Americans

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