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Walker, Maymie Baker

(born: 1869  -  died: 1951) 

Maymie B. Walker, an educator and evangelist, was born in Louisville, KY, the daughter of Albert and Bettie Mitchell Walker. She was a graduate of State University [Simmons College in KY], and was later principal of the business school at Eckstein Norton University in Cane Spring, KY, and dean of women at Albion Academy in Franklinton, NC. She was licensed as a missionary evangelist. Walker was also employed in social services. She was a member of Israel Beard Circle No.12, and she had served as chaplain of the Kentucky Council of the Ladies of the GAR and the USO. For more see Mrs. Maymie Baker Walker in  The Encyclopaedia of the African Methodist Episcopal Church compiled by Bishop R. R. Wright.

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