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Lawyer , public official

Mary Virginia Beck, American Lawyer, public official ( law: pract. & administration)lawyer, public official. Member Michigan State Bar, Detroit Bar Association, Women Lawyers Association Michigan, National Association Women Lawyers, Detroit Business Womans.

Background

Beck, Mary Virginia was born on February 29, 1908 in Ford City, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Bachelor, University Pittsburgh, 1929. Bachelor of Laws, University Pittsburgh, 1932. Juris Doctor, University Pittsburgh, 1968.

Career

Bar: Michigan 1944. Elected to Common Council City of Detroit, 1950-1970. Board suprs. County of Wayne, Michigan, 1950-1969. Executive director Ukrainian Information Bureau, Detroit.

Retired, 1995. Chairman Policeman & Retirement Fund Commission, Detroit, 1958-1962. Chairman Wayne County Port Commission, 1962-1968. Member Gov.s Commision on Status of Women, 1962, Governor's Commision on Economics Development, 1962, World Federation Ukrainian Women (honorary), Ukrainian National League of Women American (honorary).

Achievements

  • Achievements include presentation of bust of Mary V. Beck, done by Ference Varga to Ukrainian Museum, Michigan, 2002.

Membership

Chairman Policeman and Retirement Fund Commission, Detroit, 1958062. Chairman Wayne County Port Commission, 1962-1968. Member Governor's Commission on Status of Women, 1962, Governor's Commission on Economic Development, 1962.

Member Michigan State Bar, Detroit Bar Association, Women Lawyers Association Michigan, National Association Women Lawyers, Detroit Business Women's Club, National Federation Professional and Business Women, International Platform Association, World Federation Ukrainian Women's Organizations (honorary), Ukrainian National Women's League American (honorary).