Muriel Siebert, 1st woman to buy seat on NYSE, dies at 80
NY Times: Muriel Siebert, the first woman who bought a seat on the New York Stock Exchange and the first woman to head one of the exchange’s member firms, has died at 80. Siebert was also the first woman to be superintendent of banking for New York State; the appointment was made in 1977.
Her friend Jane H. Macon says the cause of death was complications of cancer.
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