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Remembering Muriel Siebert, an 'Icon' for Women

Aug 26, 2013 - The New York Times Blogs(DealBook)

For a generation of women on Wall Street, Muriel F. Siebert was more than just a leader in finance; she was their point of reference.

"The conversations always begin with Muriel," said Susan S. Solovay, who, as one of the few women at the brokerage firm E.F. Hutton & Company, first met Ms. Siebert in the early 1980s. "All roads led to her. She was at the very beginning for women."

Ms. Siebert, who died on Saturday in Manhattan at the age of 84, was in many ways a leader: the first...