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

Massie, J. Daniel

(born: 1900  -  died: 1977) 

Massie was born in Hopkinsville, KY. In 1972 he had held public office longer than any other African American elected official in Kentucky. He was magistrate of the First Magisterial District in Christian County, an office he had held since 1945. For more see "Magistrates, constables are only black county officials," in Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials [1972], by the Commission on Human Rights, pp. 8-9.


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