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Lawyer

Maria Coolman Meuter, American lawyer. Bar: Kentucky 1939, United States Court International Trade, 1980. Named Distinguished Alumnae, University Louisville School Law, 1976, Kentucky colonel, 1968, Master of Steamboat Flotilla of Jefferson County, 1968.

Background

Meuter, Maria Coolman was born on July 17, 1915 in New Albany, Indiana, United States. Daughter of William Edmund and Hundley Love (Wells) Coolman.

Education

Student, New Albany Business College, 1933. Bachelor of Laws, Jefferson School Law, 1939. Juris Doctor, University Louisville, 1971.

Career

Clerk, Federal Land Bank of Louisville, 1933-1941;executive director, Louisville Bar Association, 1952-1970;trial judge, County Court, Jefferson County, Louisville, 1962-1970;associate director, Law Alumni Affairs, U. Louisville, since 1970;executive director, Continuing Legal Education, U. Louisville, 1978-1983;private practice,, Louisville, since 1970. Life trustee Law Alumni Foundation.

Achievements

  • Bar: Kentucky 1939, United States Court International Trade, 1980.

Membership

Vice president Beechmont Civic Club, Louisville, 1987-1991. Member Kentucky Bar Association (recording secretary house of deals 1964-1968), Louisville Bar Association, Jefferson County Women Lawyers (president), National Association Bar Executives (recording secretary 1969-1970), Daughters of the American Revolution (committee chairman John Marshall chapter 1991), Daughters American Colonists (regent Falls of Ohio chapter since 1997), Colonial Dames, Law Alumni Association University Louisville (treasurer, secretary 1970-1975), South Park Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, bridge, Polynesian dance.

Connections

Married Walter Frederick Meuter, January 9, 1942. Children: Stephen, Craig Frederick.

father:
William Edmund Coolman

mother:
Hundley Love (Wells) Coolman

spouse:
Walter Frederick Meuter

child:
Stephen Meuter

child:
Craig Frederick Meuter