Marion Scudder Griffin

Marion Scudder Griffin (HM26U8)

Location: Memphis, TN 38103 Shelby County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 8.67', W 90° 3.031'

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ca. 1879-1957

Marion Scudder Griffin, although qualified, was refused a Tennessee law license for seven years solely because she was a woman. In 1907, she became the first woman attorney in Tennessee after she successfully lobbied the legislature to admit women to the practice of law. In 1923, she became the first woman elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives. For many years before she retired in 1949, her law office was located on this site in the Goodwyn Institute Building.
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HM NumberHM26U8
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Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 768711 N 3893051
Decimal Degrees35.14450000, -90.05051667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.67', W 90° 3.031'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 40.2" N, 90° 3' 1.86" W
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Area Code(s)901
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 165-171 Madison Ave, Memphis TN 38103, US
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