Luska Joseph Twyman

Luska Joseph Twyman (tmp-08eca)

Location: Glasgow, KY 42141 Barren County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 59.718', W 85° 54.796'

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FrontBorn in Hiseville (Barren Co.). Graduate of Kentucky State Univ.; later member of Board of Regents. Also studied at Indiana Univ. and Peabody Coll. As principal of Ralph J. Bunche School, Twyman led its merger with Glasgow High School to achieve integration. On Kentucky Education Association Board of Directors. Buried, Bear Wallow Cem.BackTwyman was first African American elected to a full term as mayor of a Ky. city (Glasgow). Served 1968-1985. He was first black Kentuckian on U.S. Commission of Agriculture; served on Ky. Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. He was in U.S. Army during WW II in Philippines, 1942-1946.Presented by City of Glasgow
HM Numbertmp-08eca
Marker Number2019
Year Placed1998
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society / Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 at 10:19pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 596700 N 4094902
Decimal Degrees36.99530000, -85.91326667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.718', W 85° 54.796'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 43.08" N, 85° 54' 47.76" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 134-198 KY-80, Glasgow KY 42141, US
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