Wren, Amy
1872 - 1958

Born: 12/8/1872 in Brooklyn, New York
Died: 1958
Ethnicity: White/Caucasian
Professional Facts

Practice Area:
Criminal Law
Intellectual Propert
Counterfeiting, larceny, murder cases
Regions and States of Practice:
NY, Northeast
Legal Education:
Brooklyn Law School, 1908
Other Education:
St. Lawrence University
Positions During Her Career:
Private practitioner in Brooklyn (1908-1958)
Deputy Attorney General (1925)
United States Commissioner (1928)
President of the Brooklyn's Women Association
Clerk at United States Attorney's Office in Brooklyn
Attorney for Rebecca Talbot Perkins Adoption Society, Inc.
Female United States Commissioner (1928)
Graduated first in her class
At the time, oldest practicing attorney in Brooklyn

Further Research Materials

Amy Wren
Amy Wren, State of New York Office of the Attorney General, Albany NY.
Laura Miller Derry, Digest of Women Lawyers and Judges. Lousville, Kentucky: Dunne Press (1949)
Brooklyn Lawyeresses not Shunning Jury Service, 3 (5) The Woman Patriot 7
Women in Office, 13 (6) Woman's Journal 27 (June, 1928)
New York State Activities, 13 (35) Equal Rights 288
Feminist Notes: Credit Improperly Given; Resignation of Amy Wren from position of Assistant Attorney General, 12 (1) Equal Rights 2
For Jury Rights; Not Duties, 2 (5) The Woman Patriot 4 (February 1, 1919)