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

Anderson, Carl L.

Anderson became the first African American member of the Bardstown, KY City Council in 1975, winning a second term in 1977, a third in 1979, and a fourth in 1981.

For more see "Three Kentucky cities have black mayors," in 1982 Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials, 6th Report, by the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, p. 21.


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NKAA Source: Kentucky directory of black elected officials

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“Anderson, Carl L.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 24, 2022,

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