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Hall of Fame 2001

Bert Combs (1911-1991 Frankfort)

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The Kentucky governor was responsible for the creation of the Ky. Commission on Human Rights, the first such agency in the south. He signed the order that ended discrimination in Kentucky restaurants in 1963. He was one of the first governors to demand that an all-white Mississippi college admit an African American student.

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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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