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Hicks, Madeline Maupin

(born: 1948) Madeline Maupin Hicks was the first African American female to attend the University of Louisville School of Dentistry, from which she graduated in 1975. She earned her undergraduate degree in biology from Indiana University in 1970. Dr. Hicks teaches dentistry courses at the University of Louisville Dentistry School and also has had a private dental practice. She is the daughter of Madeline Taylor Maupin and Milburn T. Maupin.

For more see Not Without Struggle, by J. B. Horton; and Dr. Madeline Hicks in Who's Who in Black Louisville, Inaugural Edition, p. 112.

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NKAA Entry: Maupin, Milburn T.
NKAA Source: Not without struggle : an account of the most significant political and social-action changes that have occurred in the lives of black Kentuckians in the twentieth century
NKAA Source: Who's who in black Louisville (serial)

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