who is maggie lena walker?
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Asked By: Kayla J - 1/5/2007
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Maggie Lena Walker, the first woman in the United States to become a president of a local bank, was born July 15, 1867 in Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A. She was a daughter of former slaves, Elizabeth Draper Mitchell and William Mitchell, who worked in the mansion of the abolitionist Elizabeth Van Lew. After a few years of... More
Answered By: Elizabeth G - 1/5/2007
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Check out the national park site on Maggie Walker.
Answered By: clara0830 - 1/5/2007
Maggie Lena Walker (July 15, 1867-December 15, 1934) was an American teacher, businesswoman, and banker. She was the first woman to charter a bank in the United States. As a leader her successes and vision offered tangible improvements in the way of life for African Americans and women. Disabled by paralysis and... More
Answered By: catzpaw - 1/7/2007
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