Klein, Edith Ilomay Miller
1915 - 1998

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
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
Chairman of the Idaho Governorís Commission of Womenís Programs
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

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)