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Hall of Fame 2001

Professor Paul Oberst (1914-  Owensboro)

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The early supporter of civil rights taught constitutional law at the University of. Kentucky. He pushed for the 1966 civil rights legislation and was a draftsman of that historic first civil rights law south of the Mason-Dixon line. He served as a Commissioner for the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights from 1979-1992

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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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