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educator , Librarian

Marian Gould Gallagher, American librarian, educator. Named Distinguished Alumna University Washington School of Librarianship, 1970, Distinguished Alumna University Washington School Law, 1980, Distinguished Alumna Whitman College, 1981.


Gallagher, Marian Gould was born on August 29, 1914 in Everett, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of John H. and Grace (Smith) Gould.


Student, Whitman College, 1931-1932;Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Washington, 1935;Bachelor of Laws, University Washington, 1937;Master of Library Science, U. Washington, 1939.


Law librarian, instructor law, University Utah, Salt Lake City, 1939-1944;law librarian, U. Washington, Seattle, 1944-1981;assistant professor of law, University Washington, 1944-1948;associate professor, U. Washington, 1948-1953;professor, U. Washington, 1953-1981;professor emeritus, U. Washington, since 1981; Adjunct Professor, U. Washington, 1944-1984. Visiting professor law and distinguished law librarian, Hastings Law School, San Francisco, 1982. Consultant various law schools and government law libraries.


Member Governor's Commision on Status of Women, 1964-1971, President's National Advisory Committee on Libraries, 1967-1968. Member of advisory committee White House Conference on Library and Information Services, 1976-1980. Member of council section on legal education and admissions to bar American Bar Association, 1979-1983.

Fellow American Bar Foundation. Member American Bar Association, American Association Law Libraries (president 1954-1955, Distinguished Service award 1966, 84), Washington State Bar Association, Seattle-King County Bar Association, Philanthropic and Educational Organization, Mortar Board, Order of Coif, Delta Delta Delta, Phi Alpha Delta.


Married D. Wayne Gallagher, October 1, 1942 (deceased 1953).

John H. Gould

Grace (Smith) Gould

D. Wayne Gallagher