Madam c.j. Walker

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In History
  • Born

    Madam was born in Louisana
  • Minerva Breedlove and Owen

    Madam C.J. Walker mom died in in 1874 and Owen passed away the next year, both due to unknown causes, leaving Sarah an orphan at the age of 7
  • Married

    Madam C.J. Walker married Moses McWilliams at the age of 14
  • A'Lelia Walker

    A'Lelia Walker
    This is Madam C.J. Walker daughter
  • Divorce

    She had divorce Moses McWilliams in 1887
  • Hair Loss

    Madam C.J. Walker developed a scalp disorder that caused her to lose much of her hair
  • 2nd marriage

    Madam marry John Davis
  • Invention

    Madam homemade recipes for hair and scalp care products into a business empire
  • 2nd Divorce

    Madam and John Davis divorce in 1903
  • 3rd Marriage

    Madam had married Charles Joseph Walker in 1906
  • Walker Method

    Walker Method
    Walker and her husband traveled around the South and Southeast promoting her products and giving lecture
    demonstrations of her formula for pomade, brushing and the use of heated combs.
  • 3rd Divorce

    she divorce Charles Joseph Walker in 1912
  • Died

    Madam C.J. Walker died in Irvington, NY
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    Madam overcome tremendous odds in her quest for success due to her childhood growing up, being a daughter of daughter slaves, she was an orphan at the age of 7, married at 14, a mother at 17 years old and wido at 20