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

Stephens, Jeanette

(born: 1957) 

Jeanette Stephens was the first African American woman to serve on the Radcliff City Council, making her the first woman elected to public office in Hardin County [source: 2012 Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, by the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights in cooperation with the Central Kentucky Council for Peace and Justice, p. 16]. Stephens served on the council for six years.

Kentucky County & Region

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Kentucky Place (Town or City)

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NKAA Source: 2012 Kentucky Civil Rights Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

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“Stephens, Jeanette,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed June 20, 2021,

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