VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT: MARY JO WALSHadmin2021-05-13T05:22:13-04:00
THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Mary Jo Walsh
March 24, 1935 – November 15, 2020
“Was I Erased from Civilization?” – Mary Jo Walsh questioning why her credit card could only be in her husbands name, not hers.
Detroit NOW president, two terms, NOW National Board. NOW’s Women’s National Task Force on Women and Religion. Partner in New Options Personnel, an agency specializing in job placements for women and minorities. Head of the Great Lakes region of NOW, the first woman from Michigan to hold the post.
Photo 1. Mary Jo, 1972. Photo 2. With husband Jim, a proud member of NOW.