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Lawyer , researcher , Statistician

Violet Johnson Sollie, American lawyer, statistician, researcher. Bar: Minnesota, 1957. Recipient Clara Ueland fellowship University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1930-1931. Member American Bar Association (senior ), Hennepin County Bar Association (executive board 1963-1967, secretary attorney's referral), Minnesota History Society, League of Women Voters (state board directors 1930-1931).

Background

Sollie, Violet Johnson was born on January 18, 1907 in Minneapolis. Daughter of Claus August and Priscilla (Jones) Johnson.

Education

Bachelor, Hamline University, 1928. Master of Arts, University Minnesota, 1929. Bachelor of Laws, William Mitchell College, Minneapolis, 1957.

Career

Researcher Minnesota League of Municipalities, Minneapolis, 1928-1930, Governor' General’ s Office State of West Virginia, Charleston, 1930, University Minnesota Business School, Minneapolis, 1931-1932. Statistician income tax division Minnesota Tax Department, St. Paul, 1933-1939. Part time organizer, part time researcher Office Employees Union Local 12, Minneapolis, 1940-1942.

Assistant statistician Department Commerce Governments Division Census Bureau, Washington, 1942-1943. Labor investigator Minnesota Department of Labor, St. Paul, 1943-1951. Analyst and executive assistant Wage Stabilization Board, Minneapolis, 1951-1953, 58-72.

Lawyer private practice, 1958-1972, Mound, Minnesota, 1973-1993.

Achievements

  • Bar: Minnesota, 1957.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with Radh Govinda Blakely) State Income Taxes, 1942. Contributor articles on Taxes to various publications, 1941-1981.

Membership

Member American Bar Association (senior ), Hennepin County Bar Association (executive board 1963-1967, secretary attorney's referral), Minnesota History Society, League of Women Voters (state board directors 1930-1931).

Connections

Married Allen Nicholas Sollie February, 11, 1944 (deceased January, 1987).

father:
Claus August Johnson

mother:
Priscilla (Jones) Johnson

spouse:
Allen Nicholas Sollie February