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

Shelton, Dorothy C.

In 1981, Shelton became the first African American woman on the Morganfield City Council. For more see "40 blacks serve on city councils in 35 Kentucky cities," in 1982 Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials, Sixth Report by the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights, p. 27.


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NKAA Source: Kentucky directory of black elected officials

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