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Mabel Ping-Hua Lee
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A young Mabel Lee during her time at Barnard College in the Chinese Student Monthly, 1915
Born October 7, 1897
Died 1966
New York
Education Erasmus Hall High School; Barnard College; Columbia University
Mabel Ping-Hua Lee
Chinese 李彬华

Mabel Ping-Hua Lee (1896 –1966) was a Chinese-American woman. She worked hard for women to get the right to vote in the United States. She was a member of the Women's Political Equality League, She worked as the minister of the Chinese Baptist Mission". Lee was the head of the First Chinese Baptist Church in New York's Chinatown for more than 40 years. Lee was born in China and lived in New York for most of her life. She studied at Barnard College and Columbia University. Lee earned a PhD in Economics from Columbia University in 1921, becoming the first Chinese woman in the United States to earn a PhD in Economics.



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