Carolyn Conn Moore
Carolyn Conn Moore was an American politician from Franklin, Kentucky who became the first woman to serve in the Kentucky Senate when in November 1949 she won a special election to replace her husband, J. Lee Moore, in the legislature after his death.
Carolyn Moore was married to J. Lee Moore who was an attorney and legislator.
After the death of her husband in 1949, Carolyn ran in a special election to fill her husband's seat in the 5th District seat representing Simpson County, Kentucky.
On March 25, 1950 the Kentucky General Assembly passed a motion that placed a plaque "on the desk occupied by Mrs. J. Lee Moore, the first woman member in the Senate of the Commonwealth of Kentucky." 
After she completed the term, she took a job with the Democratic National Headquarters. She traveled the country speaking to women about political issues.
Later life and legacy
Later Moore worked as a recruiter for Belmont College in Tennessee. Moore moved to Tuscaloosa and worked as a housemother at Alpha Delta Gamma sorority. She continued working in politics through the League of Women Voters.
- Oswald, Sharon (5 January 1977). "From senate to housemother, Mrs. Moore is mother of 110". The Tuscaloosa News. Tuscaloosa: The Tuscaloosa News. p. 8. Retrieved 15 March 2010.
- "Legislative Moments; Carolyn Conn Moore". Digatal Collection. Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 15 March 2010.