Luska Joseph Twyman

Luska Joseph Twyman

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Death 28 Jan 1988 (aged 74)
Burial Horse Cave, Hart County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 60721795 · View Source
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m/12/10/1943 Luska J. Twyman was born in Hiseville. He was a graduate of Kentucky State University and later a member of their Board of Regents. He was principal of Ralph Bunch School in Glasgow at the time of it's merger with Glasgow High School to achieve integration. Elected in 1968 he was the first, and for 17 years, the only African American Mayor in Kentucky. He was also the first African American to serve on the U.S. Commission of Human Rights. He was the first black Kentuckian to serve on the U.S. Commission of Agriculture. He served in the U.S. Army 1942-1946. The Luska J. Twyman Memorial Park is located in Glasgow, Kentucky.


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  • Created by: Patty Bailey
  • Added: 27 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60721795
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Luska Joseph Twyman (19 May 1913–28 Jan 1988), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60721795, citing Bearwallow Baptist Cemetery, Horse Cave, Hart County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Patty Bailey (contributor 47219252) .