The Estate of Meta Steinfort
Meta Mary Steinfort was a Professor of Spanish at the Milwaukee Extension of the University of Wisconsin, one of the predecessor institutions of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She also served as chair of the department and was an active member of the Milwaukee community. As a member of the Zonta Club of Milwaukee in the 1950’s, she was recognized for her service and advocacy for the cause of empowering women. She died in 1974 at the age of 90.
Meta Steinfort’s legacy lives on through her estate gift which continues to support students in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese more than 45 years after her death.