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Negro Jurors in Lexington, KY

George Johnson, a plumber, and Charles Call, Jr., a tailor, were reported to be the first African American jurors called to the Fayette County Grand Jury in Lexington, KY. Source: "Jury Service: 1940-41" in The Negro Handbook (1942), compiled and edited by F. Murray, p. 50.

Kentucky County & Region

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Kentucky Place (Town or City)

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NKAA Source: The Negro handbook [1942]

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