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

Campbell, Lucy Florence Mace

(born: December 12, 1917  -  died: September 28, 1990) 

Military Branch

Women's Army Corps

Active Duty Entered

September 26, 1942


Lucy F. Mace was born in Louisville, KY, the daughter of Mamie K. Prince and Robert Mace. The family is enumerated in the 1920, 1930, and 1940 U.S. Census. Lucy Mace was employed as a maid in 1940. She enlisted in the Army in Cincinnati, OH, in 1942, according to her record in the National Archives, Access to Archival Databases. After her military service, she lived in Washington, D.C. with her husband Luther D. Campbell, and Lucy was employed as a nurse. Lucy Florence Mace Campbell died in Arlington, VA. She is buried in Lincoln Memorial Cemetery in Hillcrest Heights, Maryland.

Sources - Ancestry: Kentucky Birth Index; U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index; Virginia Death Certificate, state file #90-034618, registration #106, certificate #1112.

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Cited in this Entry

NKAA Source: National Archives, Access to Archival Databases (online)
NKAA Source: Ancestry (online)

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“Campbell, Lucy Florence Mace,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed March 21, 2023,

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