Rooney, Miriam Theresa

Born: in Charlestown, Massachusetts
Professional Facts

Regions and States of Practice:
MA, Northeast
DC, South
Legal Education:
The George Washington University Law School, 1942
Other Education:
Harvard University (1926-1928)
B.A., Catholic University of America (1930)
M.A., Catholic University of America (1932)
Ph.D., Catholic University of America (1937)
Positions During Her Career:
Affiliated with the Boston Public Library
Worked in various Boston business firms
Legal reference librarian and attorney for the Department of State
Assistant to the legal advisor for the U. S. Department of State
Contributor to the "Dictionary of American Biography", as well as legal and philosophical journals
Lecturer in jurisprudence at Columbus University School of Law (1942)
Associate Editor of the "New Scholasticism" (1945)
Woman to address Riccobono Seminar of Roman Law in America (1946)
Honorary member of the Eugene Field Society, International Mark Twain Society, and Beta Gamma Chapter of Kappa Beta Pi International Legal Sorority
Peter Claver Prize Essayist (Abp. Messmer Award) (1924)
Apostolic Blessing from Pope Pius XII for writings in legal philosophy (1947)

Further Research Materials

Laura Miller Derry, Digest of Women Lawyers and Judges. Lousville, Kentucky: Dunne Press (1949)