Carolyn Conn Moore

Courthouse Square, Franklin, KY


Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger in March 2022




"Carrie Conn Moore, the first woman to serve in the Kentucky Senate, was born in Logan Co. on January 7, 1904. She moved to Franklin when she married J. Lee Moore. After her husbandís death, she won a special election in Nov. 1949 to fill the unexpired term of his 5th Senatorial District seat. Her interests focused on education and social welfare."

Reverse "She was a lifelong advocate of parental involvement in childrenís education and worked for various educational organizations, serving as V.P. of Ky. Congress of Parents and Teachers. After completing her term in the senate, she took a job with Democratic Natíl Headquarters. She died on January 14, 1986, and is buried in Green Lawn Cemetery."

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2022: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • March 27, 2022: Added by Bill Eichelberger