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Maggie Lena Walker, Bank President

By February 26, 2014

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Maggie Lena Walker, the first woman bank president in the United States, was the daughter of an ex-slave. Maggie Walker Walker founded the bank as an outgrowth of a Richmond, Virginia, fraternal organization she helped rescue from failure. Learn more about Maggie Lena Walker and her life story:

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