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Madam CJ Walker Born

December 23, 1867 - May 25, 1919 (52)

Madam C.J. WalkerMadam C.J. Walker born in Delta, Louisiana. Walker was an American businesswoman, hair care entrepreneur, tycoon and philanthropist.

Her fortune was made by developing and marketing a hugely successful line of beauty and hair products for black women, under the company she founded Madam C.J. Walker Manufacturing Company. The Guinness Book of Records cites Walker as the first female, black or white, who became a millionaire by her own achievements.

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