Mabel Wanda Raimey

Mabel Wanda Raimey (HMM9B)

Location: Milwaukee, WI 53233 Milwaukee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 43° 2.31', W 87° 55.563'

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1898 - 1986

Mabel Raimey was the first African-American woman attorney in Wisconsin and the first to graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (1918). She attended Marquette University Law School and was admitted to the Wisconsin Bar in 1927. An original Milwaukee Urban League Board member, Raimey was also a founder of the Northside YWCA and Epsilon Kappa Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. She was a trustee of the West Allis Tabernacle Baptist Church. The Milwaukee Chapter of the National Association of Black Women Attorneys is named in her honor.
HM NumberHMM9B
Series This marker is part of the Wisconsin: Wisconsin Historical Society series
Marker Number411
Year Placed1998
Placed ByState Historical Society of Wisconsin
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Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 7:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 424566 N 4765506
Decimal Degrees43.03850000, -87.92605000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 2.31', W 87° 55.563'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 2' 18.60" N, 87° 55' 33.78" W
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Area Code(s)414, 262
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1103 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee WI 53233, US
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