Williams, Katherine R.

Born: in
Died: 1942
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Legal Education:
Marquette University Law School, 1910
Positions During Her Career:
Attorney with the firm of Stem, Murphy & O'Brien in Milwaukee
Representative of the International Union of Women Advocates (1929)
Female student at Marquette University (1908)
Woman to graduate from Marquette University Law School (1910)
Founder of the St. Catherine Sienna
Recieved two papal decorations from Pope Leo XIII (1926)
Recieved honorary doctorate in law from Mount Mary College (1938)

Further Research Materials

Pioneers in the Law: The First 150 Women. State Bar of Wisconsin (1998), Describes the hardships and recognizes the efforts of the first 150 women lawyers admitted to the State Bar of Wisconsin, 1879-1943.