Arneda J. Hazell, 84, Lawyer, Civic Leader

Family Planning, Inc. Board Member
Philly.com

Arneda J. Hazell, a retired attorney and civic leader, died Jan. 2. She was 84 and lived in East Germantown. From 1957 until her retirement in 1988, Hazell was a partner in the Philadelphia firm of Hazell and Bowser. "She was a very fine individual, really concerned with humanity and very community-oriented," said Leonard Triplett, her nephew. "She was a lady who had really distinguished herself among black women in the Philadelphia community. She was the first black female graduate of Temple Law School.

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