Madam C. J. Walker

Businessperson, Hall of fame inductee

1867 – 1919

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Who was Madam C. J. Walker?

Sarah Breedlove, known as Madam C. J. Walker, was an American entrepreneur and philanthropist, regarded as the first female self-made millionaire in America. She made her fortune by developing and marketing a successful line of beauty and hair products for black women under the company she founded, Madam C. J. Walker Manufacturing Company.

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Born
Dec 23, 1867
Delta
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Louisiana
  • Delta
Died
May 25, 1919
Villa Lewaro
Resting place
Woodlawn Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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