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

Miller, Bennie S.

Miller was the first African American elected to the Caldwell County Council, in 1977. A World War II veteran, he served as principal of Dotson High School. Miller was also a member of Braden Masonic Lodge #6. For more see "Mayor, 45 councilmen are black city officials," in 1978 Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials, Fifth Report , by the Commission on Human Rights, pp. 22-23; and "Bennie S. Miller," The Evansville Courier, Metro section, p. A10.


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NKAA Source: Kentucky directory of black elected officials
NKAA Source: Evansville courier & press (newspaper)

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“Miller, Bennie S.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 20, 2020,

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