Oldham, Mary Jensen Smith
1912 - 2002

Source: Debora K. Kristensen
Source: Debora K. Kristensen

Alias: Mary Jensen Smith
Born: 11/19/1912 in Mendon, Utah
Died: 1/26/2002
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Practice Area:
Family Law
Family law
Regions and States of Practice:
ID, West
Legal Education:
University of Idaho College of Law, 1935
Other Education:
University of Idaho
Positions During Her Career:
Worked with other lawyers in Lexburg (1935-?)
Partnered with W. Lloyd Adams
Rexburg City Attorney
Sugar City Attorney
Legal counsel for the Fremont-Madison Irrigation District
Justice of the Peace for Madison County (1945-?)
Woman to argue a case before the Idaho Supreme Court (1935)
Woman to address the Idaho State Bar at its annual meeting (1935)
Woman attorney to serve as a judge in Idaho (1945)
Idaho woman to be receive the Distinguished Lawyer award by the Idaho State Bar (2002)
Posthumously received the Distinguished Lawyer award by the Idaho State Bar (2002)

Further Research Materials

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)