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Martha Jean "The Queen" Jones Steinberg
Birth: Sep. 9, 1930
Shelby County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jan. 29, 2000
Grosse Pointe Farms
Wayne County
Michigan, USA

Born in Memphis, Tennessee to Virgil Jones and Florence (Mobley) Jones, Radio Pioneer and legend, Martha Jean "The Queen" Steinberg was the 4th of 5 children. Initially known as the voice to 'Quell the Rebellion of '67' during the riots, she became beloved radio personality and first African American Woman to own her own stand alone radio station WQBH Radio 1400 am. Her spiritual guidance and no nonsense advice led her to found The Order of the Fisherman Ministry in Detroit, Mi. Her younger brother, Carl Eugene Jones, was the first black Quarter back for UCLA in the 60's. Her eldest daughter, recording artist, Dianne Steinberg, appeared in the 1978 RSO movie, "Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" as "Lucy in the Sky With Diamonds". She had two other daughters: Sandra Kay and Trienere E. Steinberg. 4 grandchildren: Sierra Kiani Lewis and Kendra Leana-Jean Lewis of California and Kayla Fox Steinberg and Luther Fox Steinberg II of Detroit. 
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: Diane Steinberg-Lewis
Record added: Jun 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53310262
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This is a beautiful tribute from your eldest and beautiful daughter! God bless you I love you Queen! I will never forget you. Continue to sleep with God and the angels.
- Brigette
 Added: Feb. 26, 2014
Martha Jean "The Queen" Steinberg, a black radio pioneer and scholar, helped set the guidelines and standards for black radio in America. "The Queen" started her radio career in 1954 at WDIA, Memphis, Tennessee.In 1963, radio station WCHB in Inkster, Mich...(Read more)
- Daniel Pletcher
 Added: Nov. 25, 2012
 
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