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

Green, Larry William, Sr.

(born: Nov. 7, 1946  -  died: Dec. 15, 1991) 

Born in Louisville, KY, Green became the first African American councilman in Elizabethtown, KY in 1973 as well as the youngest person ever elected to office in the city. He served as a councilman until 1982. 

Green's parents were Alma Vaughn Green and William R. Green, and he was married to Delmira Hinestroza.

For more "Mayor, 45 councilmen are black city officials," in Kentucky Directory of Black Elected Officials [1978], Fifth Report, by the Commission on Human Rights, p. 16; Who's Who Among African Americans, 1975-2002; and "Larry William Green Sr. at the findagrave website.


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NKAA Source: Kentucky directory of black elected officials
NKAA Source: Who's who among African Americans

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