Rose Slavitt

1895-1969 Born in Newark, but grew up in New York for some years (1910). Back in Newark by 1915. First … More

Helen Pollard Zimmer

1910-1980 Corporate secretary (secretary/treasurer) of Fidelity Union Bank from 1964-1975, previously assistant secretary 1961-1964 and with Fidelity from 1956. First … More

Majorie M Sweet

1892-1963 In Newark from at least 1915. The Sunday Call claimed she was the first licensed woman automobile driver in … More

Mary McKeon

1913-1997 Mary McKeon was the first woman president of the NJ Associations of Life Underwriters and the Newark-NJ Association of … More

Jennie Precker

1892-1981 Jennie Precker founded the nation’s first woman’s bank the Susan B. Anthony Building & Loan Association. It was the … More

Dora G Roworth

1885-1962 Dora G Roworth was the 1st woman to get a CPA license in the NJ in 1909. She was … More