Bolin, Jane M. (Jane Matilda), 1908-2007

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1908-04-11
Death 2007-01-08

Biographical notes:

First black graduate of Yale University Law School. Bolin was appointed judge in the Domestic Relations Court of New York City (now Family Court) in 1939, making her the first African-American woman judge in the United States.

From the guide to the Jane Matilda Bolin papers, 1943-1993, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.)

First black graduate of Yale University Law School.

Bolin was appointed judge in the Domestic Relations Court of New York City (now Family Court) in 1939, making her the first African-American women judge in the United States.

From the description of Jane Matilda Bolin papers, 1943-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122580401

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Subjects:

  • African Americans in the professions
  • African American lawyers
  • African American women--New York (State)--New York
  • African American women

Occupations:

  • Afro--American judges
  • Women judges
  • African American judges

Places:

  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)