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

Ross, J. Allen

J. Allen Ross was from Frankfort, KY. He was secretary of the National Negro Democratic Executive Committee and organizer of the Negro Democratic Party in Kentucky following the end of the Civil War. J. Allen Ross was also a lawyer in Louisvlle, KY, and is listed in the 1910 U.S. Census. For more see Kentucky's Black Heritage, by Kentucky Commission on Human Rights.

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NKAA Source: Kentucky's Black heritage; the role of the Black people in the history of Kentucky from pioneer days to the present

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NKAA Entry:  African American Lawyers/Attorneys, Kentucky, 1880-1940

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“Ross, J. Allen,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed October 25, 2020,

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