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Summers, William E., IV

(born: 1943) 

William E. Summers, IV was born in Louisville, KY, the son of Sallie S. and William E. Summers, III. He was the second African American to serve as chairman of the board of the Kentucky Derby Festival. His father, William E. Summers, III, was the first African American to chair the festival. Beginning in 2003, William E. Summers, IV served as Deputy Mayor of Metro Louisville. For more see William E. Summers, IV in Jet, 05/22/2000, vol. 97, issue 24, p. 51; Who's Who Among African Americans, 1990-2006; and Who's Who in Black Louisville, Inaugural Edition, pp78-79.

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NKAA Source: Jet (periodical)
NKAA Source: Who's who among African Americans
NKAA Source: Who's who in black Louisville (serial)

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