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Nelda Barton-Collings, longtime Republican National Committeewoman from Kentucky, dies

Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, June 13, 2014 5:29 PM EDT

Nelda Barton-Collings, the first woman to lead the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the state's longtime Republican National Committeewoman, has died, a funeral home director said. She was 85.

Barton-Collings was Kentucky's Republican National Committeewoman for 28 years. She spoke at the 1980 Republican National Convention and called to order the 1996 convention in San Diego. Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush appointed her to two national advisory boards

Born in Providence, Barton-Collings graduated from Western Kentucky University and had a career in banking, nursing and newspapers.

State Senate President Robert Stivers called Barton-Collings a true stateswoman who battled for the betterment of Kentucky. House Republican Floor Leader Jeff Hoover said her passion to improve the lives of Kentuckians is an example more people should follow.


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