Klein, Edith Ilomay Miller
1915 - 1998

Details
Alias: Edith Ilomay Miller
Born: 8/4/1915 in Wallace, Idaho
Died: 12/31/1998
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Practice Area:
Individual Rights
Juvenile Law
Will & Estates
Profession:
Children and Women's Law
Probate Law
Regions and States of Practice:
NY, Northeast
DC, South
ID, West
Legal Education:
The George Washington University Law School, 1946
Other Education:
B. S. in Business Administration, University of Idaho (1935)
Positions During Her Career:
Worked for the Labor Dept. and War Dept. in D.C.
Attorney at the office of Anderson and Thomas in Idaho (1947-1949)
City magistrate of the Boise Municipal Court (1947-)
Worked for the Federal Communications Commission licensing television stations (1954-1956)
Worked for the Housing Administration (1956-1957)
Worked for the firm of Langroise & Sullivan in Boise (1957)
Attorney for the House of Representatives to draft legislation (1957-1964)
On the House of Representatives (1948-1968)
Inaugural chair of the Governorís Commission on the Status of Women (1965-1971)
Served in the Idaho Senate (1968-1982)
President and member of the boards of Boise Philharmonic Association, Opera Idaho and Boise Music Week
Firsts:
Chairman of the Idaho Governorís Commission of Womenís Programs
Accomplishments:
Greater Boise Chamber of Commerce Woman of the Year
Boise Altrusa Club Woman of the Year
Inducted into the Idaho Hall of Fame (1998)
Honored with a 50-year service award during the 1998 Idaho State Bar annual meeting


Further Research Materials

References:
1895-1975: The First 50 Women in Idaho Law
Debora K. Kristensen, 1895-1975 : The First 50 Women in Idaho Law. Boise, ID: Presented by Idaho State Bar (2005)
Laura Miller Derry, Digest of Women Lawyers and Judges. Lousville, Kentucky: Dunne Press (1949)

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