Marie Foster Whigham


Helped her husband Charles Whigham to found Citi National Bank and Whigham Funeral Home. Mayor Sharpe James called her “the queen of our city”. Founded the Women’s League and active in the Boys and Girls Club and NAACP.


Whigham Funeral Home

Roberts, Reginald. “Marie F. Whigham, Newark Role Model” Star Ledger Nov 23, 2006