Margaret James <I>Murray</I> Washington

Margaret James Murray Washington

Birth
Macon, Noxubee County, Mississippi, USA
Death Jun 1925 (aged 60)
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, USA
Burial Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, USA
Memorial ID 22276005 · View Source
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Graduated from Fisk University in 1889, became a principal at Tuskegee Institute. After marrying Booker T. Washington (the founder of the Institution), she worked with him in expanding the school, becoming the first director of Girls' Industries and, later, the dean of women. In 1896 she united two major national black women's associations with hundreds of local organizations, founding the National Association of Colored Women.


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"UNTIL THE DAY BREAK AND THE SHADOWS FLEE AWAY"


  • Created by: Michael Dover
  • Added: 17 Oct 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22276005
  • Saralyn McAfee Smith
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret James Murray Washington (9 Mar 1865–Jun 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22276005, citing Tuskegee University Campus Cemetery, Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Michael Dover (contributor 46924123) .