Hamilton - Lanphere

Ann D. Hamilton

Ann D. Hamilton

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These items are images from digital and paper sources that were gathered for the Toledo Women Lawyers History Project (TWLHP). The material in this folder focuses on the career of Ann D. Hamilton (1935-2015). Ann's legal career began in 1977 after her graduation from the University of Toledo, Law School, and admittance to the Ohio Bar. She initially practiced law in association with Doris Wohl, then took a worked as a Court Referee with the Lucas County Court of Domestic Relations. She was later appointed as a Magistrate, a position she kept until her retirement. Images in this folder include an online obituary published in The Blade.

Mary Kerr Hamilton

Mary Kerr Hamilton

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These items are images from digital and paper sources that were gathered for the Toledo Women Lawyers History Project (TWLHP). The material in this folder focuses on the career of Mary Kerr Hamilton (1926-1995), who was the first woman to be elected president of the Toledo Bar Association in 1977. She initially worked for a local law firm after passing her bar exam in 1960, and joined the former Toledo Trust Company after 1969, where she rose to the position of vice-president. She also attained that position at the former First National Bank of Toledo, now the Fifth-Third Bank, retiring in 1991. Images in this folder include the Toledo Bar Association memorial, the memorial recorded at the Common Pleas Court of Lucas County, Ohio, portraits and newspaper articles.

Sharon "Sherry" Hendel

Sharon "Sherry" Hendel

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These items are images from digital and paper sources that were gathered for the Toledo Women Lawyers History Project (TWLHP). The material in this folder focuses on the career of Sharon "Sherry" Hendel. Sherry's legal career began in 1994 after obtaining her law degree from the University of Toledo. She served as a clerk in both the Sylvania Municipal Court and the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas before entering into private practice, specializing in estate planning and administration. Images in this folder include a memorial provided by TWLHP and an online obituary from The Blade.

Barbara E. Herring

Barbara E. Herring

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These items are images from digital and paper sources that were gathered for the Toledo Women Lawyers History Project (TWLHP). The material in this folder focuses on the career of Barbara E. Herring (1945-2008), whose legal career began after graduating cum laude from the University of Toledo, College of Law, in 1984. She initially worked at the firm of Cooper and Walinski, attaining the position of partner. She joined the City of Toledo Law Department in 1991, and became the first female Law Director in 1998, retiring in 2006. Images in this folder include a memorial from TWLHP and an online obituary published by The Blade.

Louise Jackson

Cherrefe Kadri

Cherrefe Kadri

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These items are images from digital and paper sources that were gathered for the Toledo Women Lawyers History Project (TWLHP). The material in this folder focuses on the career of Cherrefe Kadri. Cherrefe earned her JD from the University of Toledo and practiced with the firm of Adray and Grna before practicing on her own. She focuses on general practice with special interests in federal criminal defense, custody, and real estate. The Image in this folder is an introductory article included in the TBA Newsletter after joining the Board of Directors in 2017.

Dorothy E. Karl

Dorothy E. Karl

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These items are images from digital and paper sources that were gathered for the Toledo Women Lawyers History Project (TWLHP). The material in this folder focuses on the career of Dorothy E. Karl (1902-1970). Dorothy worked as a Toledo attorney until her retirement, when she relocated to Ann Arbor to become a law librarian at the University of Michigan Law School. Images in this folder include a portrait and an obituary published in The Blade.

Helen S. Kreutz

Helen S. Kreutz

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These items are images from digital and paper sources that were gathered for the Toledo Women Lawyers History Project (TWLHP). The material in this folder focuses on the career of Helen S. Kreutz (1930-2018). Helen graduated from Columbia Law School and practiced law in Toledo with her husband, until her first child was born. The Image in this folder is an obituary obtained online from The Blade.

Jane Louise Lackey

Jane Louise Lackey

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These items are images from digital and paper sources that were gathered for the Toledo Women Lawyers History Project (TWLHP). The material in this folder focuses on the career of Jane Louise Lackey (1943-2007). She earned her JD from the University of Toledo College of Law and was admitted to the bar in 1979. She began working with Richard Farrer while still in law school, and worked with Balk, Hess, and Miller before practicing on her own. She specialized in business, financial matters, and litigation. Images in this folder include a memorial from TWLHP and an online obituary published by The Blade.

Geneva C. Cessna Lanphere

Geneva C. Cessna Lanphere

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These items are images from digital and paper sources that were gathered for the Toledo Women Lawyers History Project (TWLHP). The material in this folder focuses on the career of Geneva C. Cessna Lanphere (1904-1976). She is first listed as an attorney in Toledo the 1932 City Directory, and the following year she is listed with a partner, Geraldine F. Connell. She is also listed as the Assistant Director of the City Department of Law in 1933. She continued to practice at the beginning of her marriage; she is still listed as a partner with Connell in 1934, with the last name of Lanphere. At the time of her death in 1976, she was living in Pennsylvania. Images in this folder include a portrait, yearbook page and directory listings.