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Mary Louise Demarco Mcleod, American lawyer.


Mcleod, Mary Louise Demarco was born on August 21, 1914 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Daughter of Charles and Antonia (DeMarco) DeMarco.


Student College Liberal Arts, Wayne U., 1931-1934, Bachelor of Laws, 1938.


May 1959). Admitted to Michigan bar, 1938, private practice, 1938. Teacher lecture discussion course law for the Layman at Young Women’s Christian Association, 1942-1943. 1st woman attorney, rent control div.

OPA, 1942-1943; private practice, member of law firm McLeod, Fixel and Fixel, 1940-1947. Associate Clarence J. McLeod, 1947-1959, Henry P. Rosin, 1959-1968. Civilian legal assistance officer United States Army, Army Ground and Service Forces Redistbn.

Center, Miami Beach, Florida, 1944-1945. Civilian claims officer Kennedy General Hospital, Memphis, 1946. Adjudicator VA, Detroit, 1947.

Named one of Top Ten Working Women in Michigan, 1967.


Member Federal, American (chairman subcommittee inter-country adoptions 1961-1963, Michigan. Membership chairman, section general practice), Detroit bar associations, State Bar Michigan, Women Lawyers Association Michigan, National Association Women Lawyers (editor journal 1963-1964, president 1966-1967), International Federation Women Lawyers (chairman scholarship committee, North America editor 1964-1968), Phi Delta Delta. Clubs: Detroit Athletic.

Women City. Established scholarship at U. Detroit in memory of husband.


Married Clarence J. McLeod, February 9, 1959 (deceased.

Charles DeMarco

Antonia (DeMarco) DeMarco

Clarence J. McLeod