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Marguerite Young Alexander

Born: Mar 1, 1889

Death: Dec 3, 1954

Birthplace: Springfield

Nationality: United States

Marguerite Young Alexander

Date of Birth : Mar 1, 1889
Date of Death : Dec 3, 1954
Birth Place : Springfield

Marguerite Young Alexander was one of the founders of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Young was born in Springfield, Illinois, the fourth child and only daughter of James William Young, a hotel waiter, by his wife, Minnie. Young was a student of romance and classical languages at Howard University, where she graduated in 1913. While there she participated in numerous campus activities including the co-founding of Delta Sigma Theta. She married a dentist named Waldo Alexander and was also a charter member of Delta Sigma Theta's Lambda Chapter, based in her hometown of Chicago. She died in Chicago.

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