College of Law Class of 1923




image preview

Class Year



Chloe Gifford, LL.B.

Chloe Gifford (May 21, 1900 - June 1, 1982) was born in Mt. Olivet, Kentucky to John Gifford and Lida Sledd. Gifford received her LL.B. from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1923. She later received an undergraduate (1924) and master's degree (1944) in education at UK. Gifford taught at Sayre School (later becoming Dean of Women) for twelve years before returning to UK to work in the department of University Extension where she became Director of Community Services. Gifford was active in both political causes and women's clubs. In 1939, she became the president of the Women's Club of Central Kentucky. She was also, at times, president of the Kentucky Welfare Association and the Kentucky Division of the AAUW. Gifford was named to the University of Kentucky Hall of Distinguished Alumni in 1980.