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LUNCH WITH BOOKS: Agnes Westbrook Morrison
March 21, 2017
Event starts at 12:00 PM.
Dr. Laurie Ruberg will portray Wheeling’s Agnes Westbrook Morrison (1854-1939), the first woman to graduate from the West Virginia University College of Law.Graduating in 1895 and admitted to the bar in 1896, Morrison became one of a relatively few women at the time to practice law. And West Virginia was one of the earliest states to educate women in law and admit them to the bar.
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