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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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Dr. Frank Moxley (1908-  Bowling Green)
Senator Gerald Neal (1945-  Louisville)

Professor Paul Oberst (1914-  Owensboro)
Dr. Samuel Robinson (1935-  Louisville)

Lucretia Baldwin Ward (1922-1996)
Jesse Warders (1917-1981  Louisville)


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