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

Mumphrey, William

William Mumphrey was elected mayor of Ghent, KY, in 2006. He is listed in "Carroll County Kentucky Summary 2006 General Election," The Madison Courier, News section, 11/09/2006. Mumphrey is the first African American mayor of Ghent, and he was still mayor in 2018.

Kentucky County & Region

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Kentucky Place (Town or City)

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NKAA Source: The Madison courier (newspaper)

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“Mumphrey, William,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 29, 2020,

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