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November 2, 2002

Albany- A memorial service was held Sunday for Albany native, Dr. Jeanne Noble. Noble died October 17th in New York. She was born in 1926 in Albany.

She obtained a doctorate in education from Columbia University and served as a professor at Albany State University. President Lyndon B. Johnson appointed her to head the Women's Job Corps, and she was also the twelfth national president of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated.

Dr. Noble was the first black woman to become a tenured professor at New York University. She died at seventy-five.

Posted at 5:05PM by Jocelyn.Maner@walb.com

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