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Mack, Lee Nor

(born: 1914  -  died: 1985) 

Lee Nor Mack was a contractor who in 1965 was the first African American councilman to be elected in Shelbyville, KY since 1904. He served as a councilman from 1967-1985. He was a veteran of WWII, and was working for the Lerman Dry Goods Co. when he completed his draft card in 1940 (Ancestry). The Lee Nor Mack Street is named in his honor. Lee Nor Mack died in Jefferson County on December 7, 1985. He was the son of Carrie Mountjoy and Noah Mack, and he was the husband of Margaret L. Jackson Mack. For more see the announcement in Jet, vol. 29, issue 6 (11/18/1965), p. 9; and "Lee Nor Mack" by D. Puckett on pp.588-589 in The New History of Shelby County Kentucky.

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References

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NKAA Source: Jet (periodical)
NKAA Source: The New history of Shelby County, Kentucky
NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)

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“Mack, Lee Nor,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed October 14, 2019, https://ukscrc001.net/nkaa/items/show/1533.

Last modified: 2019-09-09 18:24:27