Antoinette Dakin Leach

Antoinette Dakin Leach

Indiana, USA
Death 11 Jun 1922 (aged 63)
McDonough, Chenango County, New York, USA
Burial Sullivan, Sullivan County, Indiana, USA
Plot Section II Frakes Section
Memorial ID 52951370 · View Source
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Antoinette Dakin Leach was one of Indiana's early female attorneys. In 1893, she won a landmark decision from the Indiana Supreme Court, establishing that women could be admitted to the Indiana bar, despite not yet being voters

Death Notice Published in the Cincinnatus Times, Thursday, July 6, 1922.

McDonough - Mrs. Antoinette Leach died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. M.L. Sheplar of McDonough, June 11, and the funeral was held Tuesday morning at St. Joseph’s church in Oxford. The remains were taken to Sullivan, Ind., for burial, where she had loved the most of her life. Two years ago her husband died and she came here to live with her daughter. She was a lawyer of high repute and for twelve years was President of the Bar Association of Sullivan County and chairman in 1912 of the Progressive Republican Party. She is survived by two children, George Leach of New York City and Mrs. Milton S. Sheplar, and six grandchildren, all of McDonough. Deceased was born in 1859.

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  • Created by: Wabash Valley Genealogy Society Cemetery Committee
  • Added: 28 May 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 52951370
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