Toch, Ruth Rosalyne Kessler
1905 - 1983

Alias: Ruth Rosalyne Kessler
Born: 1905 in New York City, New York
Died: 1983
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Practice Area:
Administrative Law
Regions and States of Practice:
NY, Northeast
Legal Education:
New York Law School, 1926
Other Education:
B.S. in government and English, Washington Park College (1925)
Graduate courses, Columbia University and New York University
Positions During Her Career:
Clerkship with the law office of Howard Spellman (1928)
Worked for law firm of Engelhard, Pollack, Pitcher, and Stern (1928-1938)
On the staff of the Constitutional Convention Committee (1938-1943)
Assistant Attorney General in Appeals and Opinions (1943-1965)
Solicitor General (1965-1979)
Chairman of the Administrative Law Committees of the New York State Bar Association
Chairman of the National Association of Women Attorneys
Vice President of the New York State Women's Bar Association
Leadership position in American Bar Association
Position in the Association of the Bar of the City of New York
Member of the New York State Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs
Member of the Zonta Club
Member of the City Club of Albany
Member of the New York County Republican Committe
Member of the New York City West Side Republican Club for the Fifth Assembly District
Member of Albany County Women's Republican Club
Member of the National Council of the Women's National Republican Club
Woman in the nation to be appointed Solicitor General (1966)
Recieved Florence C. Allen award (1967) from New York Women's Bar Association
Myrtle Wreath Achievement Award from Hadassah