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Lilian Mann Fish, American lawyer. Bar: California 1932, United States District Court (southern district) California 1932, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1934, United States Supreme Court 1934. Named Woman of Year, Mar Vista Business and Professional Women's Association, 1979; recipient Certified of Service, Bicentennial Committee, Santa Barbara, 1975-1977, Certified of Recognition, California Senate, 1980.

Background

Fish, Lilian Mann was born on September 6, 1901 in Methuen, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Samuel Eleazer and Ella Agnes (Hobbs) Mann.

Education

Student, University Southern California, 1930—1940. Juris Doctor with magna cum laude, Southwestern University, 1932.

Career

Bar: California 1932, United States District Court (southern district) California 1932, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1934, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1934. Secretary Lloyd S. Nix, Attorney, San Pedro, California, 1926-1929, Los Angeles, 1931-1932. Secretary Office of City Prosecutor (Lloyd S. Nix), Los Angeles, 1929-1930, Victor R. Hansen, attorney, Los Angeles, 1930-1931.

Associate Lloyd S. Nix, Los Angeles, 1932-1944, Price, Postel & Parma, Santa Barbara, California, 1949-1971. Private practice, Los Angeles, 1944-1949, Santa Barbara, 1971-1988. Editor Ancestors West quarterly, 1978-1988.

Vice president Los Angeles County Young Republicans, 1939-1940. Board directors Santa Barbara Trust History Preservation, president, 1975, also secretary. Board directors, editor quarterly Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society, 1978-1988, honorary life member.

Board directors Santa Barbara History Society, 1971-1976, chairman library committee, 1978-1983. President Santa Barbara Business and Professional Women, 1955-1956, National Business and Professional Women, Los Angeles, 1945-1946. Registrar Mission Canyon chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Santa Barbara, 1965-1980, 85-89 (Roll of Honor certified 1978).

Achievements

  • Bar: California 1932, United States District Court (southern district) California 1932, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1934, United States Supreme Court 1934.

Membership

President Santa Barbara Business and Professional Women, 1955—1956, National Business and Professional Women, Los Angeles, 1945—1946. Registrar Mission Canyon chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, Santa Barbara, 1965—1980, 1985—1989. Board directors Santa Barbara Trust History Preservation.

Honorary life member. Board directors Santa Barbara History Society, 1971—1976. President Santa Barbara Trust History Preservation, 1975.

Secretary; board directors, editor quarterly Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society, 1978—1988. Chairman library committee, 1978—1983. Vice president LACounty Young Representatives, 1939—1940.

Member of American Bar Association (life. Honorary member), Society Genealogists (London), Women Lawyers Club Los Angeles (president 1940-1941), Phi Delta Delta.

Connections

Married Charles Melvin Fish, December 25, 2023 (divorced 1933).

father:
Samuel Eleazer Mann

mother:
Ella Agnes (Hobbs) Mann

spouse:
Charles Melvin Fish