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Yvonne S. Wilson is a woman of achievement, accomplishment, and ambition. A native of Kansas City, MO, Ms. Wilson enrolled in Lincoln University and graduated in 1950 with a Bachelors degree in Education. She then earned a Masters in Sociology from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. She later went on to become a teacher, principal and systems director in the Kansas City School District. Ms. Wilson’s many accomplishments include her positions as the President of Lincoln University Board of Curators and the first African American President of the MO Association of School Principals. Ms. Wilson also served the Kansas City area in the Missouri State General Assembly; first as a Representative in the Missouri House and then as a State Senator. Ms. Wilson retired from public life in 2012. She resides with her family in Kansas City.
Lincoln University Archives
Jefferson City, MO
Lincoln University of Missouri alumni, Lincoln University women
Schleer, Mark and Bryant, Ithaca, "Legendary Ladies of Lincoln: Yvonne S. Wilson" (2019). Legendary Ladies of Lincoln. 29.