Thomas, Lucia Theodosia
1917 -

Born: 3/10/1917 in Cheyenne, Wyoming
Ethnicity: African American/Black
Professional Facts

Regions and States of Practice:
IL, Midwest
DC, South
Legal Education:
John Marshall Law School - Chicago, 1943
University of Michigan Law School
Robert H. Terrell Law School, 1940
Other Education:
B.A., Xavier University (1936)
LL.M., John Marshall Law School - Chicago (1942)
M.P.L., John Marshall Law School - Chicago (1943)
Positions During Her Career:
Attorney in the law offices of George A. Parker in D. C. (1940-1941)
Assistant attorney with Richard E. Westbrooks in Chicago (1941-1942)
Attorney with Prescott, Burroughs & Taylor in Chicago (1942-1947)
Investigator-attorney in the Food Enforcement Section of the Chicago Metropolitan Office of Price Administration
Attorney and Counsellor in Chicago
American-American woman lawyer to earn two law degrees

Further Research Materials

Smith, J. Clay (John Clay), Emancipation : The Making of the Black Lawyer, 1844-1944. Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press (1993)
Laura Miller Derry, Digest of Women Lawyers and Judges. Lousville, Kentucky: Dunne Press (1949)