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

Moore, Alphonso

(born: 1898) 

Born in Florida, Alphonso Moore was a retired coal miner. He was the first African American elected to the Jenkins City Council, in 1977. 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, p. 18.


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NKAA Source: Kentucky directory of black elected officials

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“Moore, Alphonso,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed December 4, 2020,

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