Bejach, Wilena Roberts
1909 - 1994

Details
Alias: Wilena Roberts
Born: 6/21/1909 in Mt. Erie, Illinois
Died: 1994
Professional Facts

Regions and States of Practice:
TN, South
Legal Education:
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law
Other Education:
University of Iowa
University of Oklahoma
Southwestern University
Positions During Her Career:
Legal secretary to her husband, Chancellor L.D. Bejach
Private practice in Memphis
Served on the Committee on War Work of the Memphis Bar Association
President of the Memphis Chapter of Phi Delta Delta Legal Fraternity
President of the Memphis chapter of the Tennessee Genealogical Society
State president of the National League of American Penwomen
State president of the Daughters of 1812
State president of the Daughters of the American Colonies
President of the local chapter of the Colonial Dames of the 17th century
President of the Dames of the Court of Honor
Regent of the Fort Assumption Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Honorary member of the Latham Chapter of the UDC


Further Research Materials

References:
Black Women Judges: The Historical Journey of Black Women to the Nationís Highest Courts
Anna Blackburne-Rigsby, Black Women Judges: The Historical Journey of Black Women to the Nationís Highest Courts, 53 Howard Law Journal 645 (Spring 2010)
50 Years of Pioneers: Early Women in the Law
"50 Years of Pioneers: Early Women in the Law." Tennessee Bar Association. Retrieved 2001, available at http://www.tba.org/pioneers.html