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

Helm, Carl "Kingfish"

(born: 1926  -  died: 2001) 

From Horse Cave, KY, Helm played guard for the Harlem Globetrotters (1948-1955). He received the Globetrotters' distinguished Legend Award. After his basketball career, Helm worked in maintenance and security at the Ashland Oil refinery in Catlettsburg, KY. For more see "Ex-Horse Cave Standout Legendary Globetrotter 'Kingfish' Helped Harlem Conquer Lakers," Lexington Herald Leader, 02/20/2001.

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NKAA Source: Lexington herald-leader (newspaper)

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“Helm, Carl "Kingfish",” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 28, 2020, https://ukscrc001.net/nkaa/items/show/196.

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