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

Brown, Jesse E. "Doc"

(born: 1856) 

Jesse E. Brown, a doctor in Louisville, KY, was the city's first African American businessman and insurance agent.

For more see Kentucky's Black Heritage, by the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights.


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NKAA Source: Kentucky's Black heritage; the role of the Black people in the history of Kentucky from pioneer days to the present

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“Brown, Jesse E. "Doc",” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed March 23, 2023,

Last modified: 2021-11-15 17:47:51