Wilkinson, May Margaret

Details
Born: in East St. Louis, Illinois
Died: 1991
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Profession:
Women's Bar Conference+Tennessee Federation of Business +Professional Womenís Club Zonta International
Regions and States of Practice:
TN, South
Legal Education:
University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, 1937
Other Education:
Alice V. Wylie Business School (1930)
Positions During Her Career:
Legal secretary for Herbert Moriarty (1931-1937)
Law firm associate in Memphis (1943-1952)
Private practitioner (1952-)
Judge of the Memphis City Court (1967)
President of the Womenís Bar Conference
Local and state President of the Tennessee Federation of Business and Professional Womenís Club
District Governor of Zonta International
Firsts:
Woman judge in Tennessee (1967)
Woman elected to the Board of Directors of the Memphis and Shelby County Bar Association
Accomplishments:
On Governor Frank G. Clementís Status of Women Commission


Further Research Materials

References:
50 Years of Pioneers: Early Women in the Law
"50 Years of Pioneers: Early Women in the Law." Tennessee Bar Association. Retrieved 2001, available at http://www.tba.org/pioneers.html