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us: Kidd, Mae Street, 1904-1999

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  • Variants

    • us: Jones, Minnie Mae, 1904-
    • us: Kidd, Minnie Mae Jones Street, 1904-
    • us: Street-Kidd, Mae, 1904-
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    • Birth Place

        (naf) Millersburg (Ky.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Louisville (Ky.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) American National Red Cross
        • Organization: (naf) National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
        • Organization: (naf) Kentucky. General Assembly. House of Representatives
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Company
        • Organization: National Negro Insurance Association
    • Gender

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Legislators
          (lcsh) Civil rights workers
      • Sources

        • found: Passing for Black, 1997: CIP t.p. (Mae Street Kidd) galley (b. 1904 in Millersburg, Ky. as Minnie Mae Jones; served 17 yrs. in the Kentucky General Assembly) bk. t.p. (Mae Street Kid) pref. (Minnie Mae Jones Street Kidd)
        • found: NUCMC data from Kentucky State University for Mae Street Kidd papers, [ca. 1965]-1994 d. (Oct. 20, 1999)
        • found: WW among African Americans, 16th ed. (Mae Street-Kidd, Ms.)
        • found: Contemporary black biography, v. 39 (Mae Street Kidd; b. on Feb. 8, 1904, in Millersburg, KY; died in 1999; daughter of Anna Belle Leer (a caterer and midwife) Taylor; married Horace Street, 1930 (died, 1942); married James Kidd (died, 1972))
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Kidd, Mae Taylor Street; state legislator, insurance industry leader, civil rights activist; born 08 February 1904 in Millersburg, Kentucky, United States, daughter of a white man who denied their relationship; obtained a job with the Mammoth Life and Accident Insurance Company (1921); joined the American Red Cross (1942) and during World War II served as assistant director for the black American soldiers' service club; after the war worked as special representative to the president of Fuller Products; public relations specialist in the National Negro Insurance Association (NNIA); returned to Louisville and the Mammoth Insurance Company in the early 1960s; elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives (1968); served as president of the Lincoln Foundation; held a lifetime membership in the NAACP; died 20 October 1999 in Louisville, Kentucky, United States)
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