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lawyer , poet

Diana Kearny Powell, American lawyer, poet. Recipient various local and national poetry awards National League American Pen Women; certified of appreciation Anchor Mental Health Association, 1975. Member American Bar Association, National Association Women Lawyers, International Platform Assn, Saintpaulia International.

Background

Powell, Diana Kearny was born on April 15, 1910 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of William Glasgow and Alice Van Voorhees (Joline) Powell.

Education

Graduate Law School Georgetown University, 1957.

Career

Admitted to District of Columbia Bar, 1940, Supreme Court of the United States Court bar, 1959. Practice law, Washington. Contributor poetry to various magazines, since 1930.

Poetry recitations. Precinct chairman Republican Party, 1965-1968, co-chairman, 1972-1975. Member various campaign committees. Secretary Sodality Holy Name Society of St. Matthew's Cathedral, 1978-1981, chairman workshop committee, 1975-1981, 83-86, president, 1981-1983.

Member Republican Presidential Task Force, 1982.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Selected Poems, 1986. Associate editor: Washington Vistas, 1953.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, National Association Women Lawyers, International Platform Assn, Saintpaulia International.

Connections

father:
William Glasgow Powell

mother:
Alice Van Voorhees (Joline) Powell