Women’s Bar Association of Kansas City

On November 8, 1917, after the all-male Kansas City Bar Association repeatedly turned her away, Mary Tiera Farrow and 20 other female lawyers formed the Women’s Bar Association of Kansas City.

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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