Mankin, Helen Douglas
1896 - 1956

Alias: Helen Douglas
Born: 9/11/1896 in Atlanta, Georgia
Died: 7/25/1956
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Regions and States of Practice:
DC, South
GA, South
Legal Education:
Atlanta Law School, 1921
Other Education:
B.A., Rockford College (1917)
Positions During Her Career:
Private practioner in Atlanta
Ambulance driver during WWI in a unit attached to the French Army (1918-1919)
Member of the general assembly of Georgia (1937-1946)
Elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress by special election (February 12, 1946-January 3, 1947)

Further Research Materials

Spritzer, Lorraine Nelson. The Belle of Ashby Street: Helen Douglas Mankin and Georgia Politics. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1982.
Barbara Sicherman and Carol Hurd Green (Editors), Notable American Women: The Modern Period: A Biographical Dictionary. Cambridge: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press (1980)
Laura Miller Derry, Digest of Women Lawyers and Judges. Lousville, Kentucky: Dunne Press (1949)