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Josephine L. Kearney

She was born in Lackawanna, NY. She later died on 5-19-1993.
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Mrs. Josephine Kearney was a longtime teacher in the Buffalo School system. She was born in Lackawanna, NY and graduated from the Fosdick Masten High School. She attended Virginia State College. She was the first black woman to work in the office of Robinson's department store. After the death of her first husband she graduated from Buffalo State College. She taught for 23 years at old school 38 and 80. She was active with St. Luke's AME Zion Church, the Buffalo Chapter of The Links, Inc. and Old Buffalonians.

Mrs. Kearney was 67 years of age at the time of her death. She is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, NY.