From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (African American Women Veterans in and from Kentucky)

Highsaw, Ann M.

(born: 1917) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

November 2, 1943


Ann M. Highsaw was born in Kentucky. She was living in Louisville, KY, when she enlisted in the Army in Cincinnati, OH, according to her enlistment record in Ancestry. She was the wife of Herbert Highsaw. The couple is enumerated in the 1940 U.S. Census. Ann was working as a maid at a doctor's office and Herbert was a porter at a machine shop.

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Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)

Cite This NKAA Entry:

“Highsaw, Ann M.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed March 21, 2023,

Last modified: 2022-01-28 12:47:51