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Margaret Abigail Walker Alexander
Birth: Jul. 7, 1915
Birmingham
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA
Death: Nov. 30, 1998
Chicago
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Author. Using her maiden name, Margaret Walker, as her pen name, she published works in almost every genre, and is best known for "Jubilee", her widely acclaimed novel based on her own family's experiences in the years during and after slavery. Her poetry, including the prize-winning "For My People", alos has gained acclaim. Growing up in Birmingham, Alabama, she attended undergraduate school at Northwestern University and graduate school at the University of Iowa. She then taught for more than thirty years in the English Department of Jackson State University in Jackson, Mississippi. (bio by: NatalieMaynor) 
 
Burial:
Garden Memorial Park
Jackson
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA
 
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Originally Created by: NatalieMaynor
Record added: May 25, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14408642
Margaret Abigail <i>Walker</i> Alexander
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Margaret Abigail <i>Walker</i> Alexander
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Margaret Abigail <i>Walker</i> Alexander
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