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Madam C.J. Walker

by Lindsey Barbe & Chelsea Emmanuel


Madame C.J. Walker
by: Chelsea + Lindsey
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Madam c.j. Walker Birth name Sarah Breedlove was born December 23rd 1867 In Delta Louisiana and died May 25th 1919 In New York City.
Madam C.J. Walker received very little formal education as a child, except possibly at her family's small church in Delta, Louisiana
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Early life
Orphans at age 7 Walker lived with her older sister And the two worked in the cotton fields
Later life
Walker and McWilliams married in 1882 three years later, they had a daughter, Lelia McWilliams, whose name was changed to A'Lelia Walker. The marriage ultimately dissolved in 1887,Sarah remarried in 1894, but left her second husband, John Davis, around 1903. In January 1906, Sarah married Charles Joseph Walker. Through this marriage, she became known as Madam C. J. Walker.
Fun Facts
She married her first husband at the age of just 14 
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She is one of the first self-made female millionaires
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she was one of 6 children to be born into freedom. 
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