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Muriel "Mickie" Siebert Dies At 80

Muriel Siebert, the first woman to gain membership in the New York Stock Exchange, passed away Saturday at the age of 80. Siebert, whose nickname was "Mickie," died from complications from cancer at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. Siebert became the first woman member of the NYSE in 1967 and was the first female superintendent of banking for New York state, a position she held from 1977 to 1982. Siebert was also the founder and president of the brokerage firm Muriel Siebert & Co. Inc.