Younger Woman's Club of Louisville 


YWC Citizens Laureate

The YWC Citizen Laureate award recognizes exemplary service to the Louisville community. Since 1961, the Younger Woman's Club has recognized a distinguished array of Kentuckians for their commitment to our city.

  • Dr Will Ward, 1999
  • Jerry E. Abramson, Louisville Mayor,1998
  • Moses Goldberg, Producing Director, Stage One: The Louisville Children's Theatre, 1997
  • Mrs. Nova Hensley, 1996
  • Mary C. Bingham, Civic Leader & Philanthropist, 1995
  • John V. Blalock, 1994
  • Lois Hensley Windhorst, 1993
  • Henry V. Heuser, 1992
  • Wilson W. Wyatt, Sr., Mayor of Louisville, Lt. Governor of KY, & Civic Leader,1991
  • Stan Curtis, 1990
  • Rose Lenihan Rubel, 1989
  • Lawrence Otto, 1988
  • Edith McGinnis Breed, 1987
  • Alberta Wood Allen, 1986
  • Owsley B. Frazier, Philanthropist & Historian, 1985
  • Mrs Jef Fish Conner & Mr. C. Hunt Rounsavall, 1984
  • J. David Grissom, 1983
  • Phyllis Knight, 1982
  • David A. Jones, 1980


  • Mrs. Harry L. Vallandingham, Jr., 1979
  • The Reverend Richard M. Humke, 1978
  • Major General Dillman H. Rash, 1977
  • Mrs. Cornelia Atherton Serpell, 1976
  • Dr. Harper E. Richey, 1975
  • Mr. & Mrs. William K. Ewing, 1974
  • Baylor Landrum, Jr., 1973
  • Cornelius E. Hubbuch, 1972
  • Armin W. Willig, 1971
  • Miss Louise Marshall, 1970
  • Charles J. Vettiner, 1969
  • Mrs. Albert C. Dick, Jr., 1968
  • Scott C. Detrick, 1967
  • Thomas Ballantine & Archibald Cochran, 1966
  • Mrs. James S. Tate, 1965
  • Dr. & Mrs. Arthur K. Keeney, Professors & Civic Leaders,1964
  • Mrs. Dann C. Byck, President of Louisville Philharmonic, 1963
  • C.R. Graham, 1962
  • Robert S. Whitney, Founder & Conductor, Louisville Opera, 1961

Younger Woman's Club of Louisville  is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

1320 South 4th Street, Louisville KY 40208 ywc@ywclouisville.org

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