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Margaret Bush Wilson

AKA Margaret Bush

Born: 30-Jan-1919
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Died: 11-Aug-2009
Location of death: St. Louis, MO [1]
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: NAACP Chairman, 1975-83


[1] Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

Father: James Thomas Bush (railway postal clerk, real estate broker)
Mother: Margaret Bernice Casey (teacher, NAACP activist)
Husband: Robert Edmund Wilson, Jr. (m. 1944, div. 1968, one son)

    High School: Sumner High School, St. Louis, MO (1935)
    University: BS Economics and Mathematics, Talladega College (1940)
    Law School: Lincoln University School of Law (1943)
    Administrator: Trustee, St. Augustine's College Raleigh
    Administrator: Trustee, Talladega College
    Administrator: Trustee, Washington University in St. Louis
    Administrator: Trustee, Webster University

    NAACP Chairman (1975-83)
    NAACP National Board of Directors (1963-83)
    NAACP President, NAACP Missouri State Conference (1962-75)
    NAACP President, St. Louis Branch (1958-62)
    Wilson and Wilson Partner (1946-65)
    President's Commission on White House Fellowships
    Rural Electrification Administration Attorney
    American Bar Association
    Missouri Bar Association 1943


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