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Judith Lanzinger

Helen Coe Lemieux

Helen Coe Lemieux

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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 Coe Lemieux (1942-2008). She began practicing law in the mid 1970s and maintained a law office in downtown Maumee, practicing in Lucas and Wood Counties for over 35 years. Images in this folder include a memorial by Gary F. Kuns, and two obituaries.

Geraldine Macelwane

Geraldine Macelwane

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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 Judge Geraldine F. Macelwane (1909-1974), who was admitted to the Ohio bar in 1932. She practiced law for five years before her appointment as assistant prosecuting attorney in Lucas County. In 1951 she was the first woman appointed to be a judge on the Toledo Municipal Court, where she served until 1956. In 1956 Judge Macelwane was appointed the first woman judge on the Lucas County Common Pleas Court, a position she kept until her death in 1974. Images in this folder include portraits, newspaper articles, the Toledo Bar Association memorial, and excerpts from books and digital sources.

Gertrude Bauer Mahon

Gertrude Bauer Mahon

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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 Gertrude Bauer Mahon (1904-1979), a Toledo native who worked as a Cleveland attorney for nearly 50 years; she served as a member of Cuyahoga County prosecutors' staff for 30 years. Images in this folder include a portrait and a Toledo Blade obituary.

Mary L. Mazziotti

Mary L. Mazziotti

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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 L. Mazziotti (1926-2012). She graduated with her law degree in 1967 and her practice focused on real estate and estate planning. Images in this folder include a Toledo Bar Association memorial, an obituary, and newspaper article.

Sheilah McAdams

Beverly McBride

Beverly McBride

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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 Beverly McBride, who was admitted into the practice of law in 1966. She became the first woman to serve as General Counsel of a major corporation in northwest Ohio. She also served as the Vice President of The Andersons, and was employed by them for thirty years, from 1966-2006. Images in this folder include a portrait and illustration.

Penelope "Penny" S. McCabe

Penelope "Penny" S. McCabe

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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 Penelope "Penny" Susan McCabe (1948-2013). Penny earned her JD from the University of Toledo College of Law and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1979. Most of her legal career was spent with Bill Culbert, but sent the last years of her practice with her son Robert at his Cincinnati law office. Images in this folder include memorial provided by the TWLHP and an online obituary published in the Cincinnati Enquirer.

Clara M. Millard

Clara M. Millard

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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 Clara M. Millard (1872-1952), reportedly the only woman graduate of St. John's University in Toledo; she was the first woman to be admitted to the bar from northwest Ohio. Clara worked for 42 years as the deputy clerk of Probate Court, retiring in 1933. Images in this folder include a portrait with accompanying text, memorial from the TBA, and an obituary published in The Blade.

Betty Montgomery

Betty Montgomery

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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 Betty Montgomery, former Ohio Attorney General. She served for 26 years in the following elected positions: Wood County Prosecuting Attorney (1981-89), State Senator for District 2 (1989-95), Ohio Attorney General (1995-03), and Ohio Auditor of State (2003-07). She has won numerous awards, honors, and a national reputation for her excellence in service. Images in this folder include a portrait and biographical information provided on an online site.

Janelle Phifer