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Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander

  • Sadie Tanner Mossell was born on January 2, 1898 in Philadelphia, PA to Aaron Albert Mossell II and Mary Louisa Tanner
  • Sadie’s father was the first African American to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and her uncle, Nathan Francis Mossell, was the first African American to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania medical school
  • Sadie moved back and forth between Washington D.C. and Philadelphia throughout her childhood
  • In 1915, she graduated from M Street School (now Dunbar High School)
  • In1918, she graduated from the University of Pennsylvania
  • In 1919, she earned her master’s degree in economics from the University of Pennsylvania
  • Sadie was awarded the Francis Sergeant Pepper fellowship and continued to study
  • Also in 1919, Sadie became the first national president of Delta Sigma Theta
  • She served until 1923
  • In 1921, she earned a Ph.D. in economics
  • She became the first African American woman to earn a Ph.D.
  • Sadie had some problems finding work in Philadelphia and moved to Durham, North Carolina where she worked for the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company for two years
  • In 1923, she moved back to Philadelphia after marrying Raymond Pace Alexander
  • Sadie than was admitted to the University of Pennsylvania Law School and became the first African American woman to be admitted
  • In 1927, she became the first black woman to graduate from the law school and was the first black woman to be admitted to the Pennsylvania bar
  • After being admitted to the bar, Sadie joined her husband’s law practice where she worked until 1959
  • In 1928, Sadie became the first black woman appointed as Assistant City Solicitor for Philadelphia
  • She served until 1930 but was reappointed in 1934 and served until 1937
  • Sadie also gave birth to her first daughter, Mary Elizabeth, in 1934
  • In 1937, she gave birth to Rae Pace Alexander
  • Sadie was also active in civil rights and was eventually appointed to the Commission on Human Relations in 1952 for the city of Philadelphia
  • In 1943, she became the first woman to serve as secretary of the National Bar Association
  • She served as secretary until 1947
  • Sadie died on November 1, 1989 in Philadelphia

source: about, wikipedia




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