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Hall of Fame 2001

Ira Bell (1903-1982 Monticello)

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He was a pioneer for the education rights of all children. During his 38-year tenure as Wayne County Schools superintendent, he implemented the first integrated school in Kentucky and one of the first in the nation on July 18, 1955.

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Ira Bell (1903-1982 Monticello)
Anne M. Braden (1924-Louisville)

Carl Braden (1914-1975 Louisville)
Edward Claybrook (1821-1896 Owensboro)

I. Willis Cole (1887-1950 Louisville)
Bert Combs (1911-1991 Frankfort)

Bishop Robert Estill (1927-   Lexington)
Rev. William Jones Sr. (1907-1968 Lexington)

Julia Etta Lewis (1932-1998 Lexington)
Dr. Abby L. Marlatt (1916-Lexington)

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