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

Dulin, James W.

Dulin is from Christian County, KY. He worked in the coal mines. In 1972, he became the first African American elected to the Earlington City Council  and in 1973 became the first African American appointed mayor of Earlington; he completed the term of the previous mayor. Dulin was the second African American mayor in Kentucky. For more see Human Rights News, Aug.-Oct., 1973, p. [4], col. B.


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NKAA Source: Human rights news (periodical)

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“Dulin, James W.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 16, 2021,

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