Jennie Loitman Barron was born on October 12, 1891.
In 1914, she received her master of law degree from Boston University.In college, she organized and became the first president of the Boston University Equal Suffrage League. After 1920, she continued to work for women’s rights.
She was a woman of firsts….
*first woman to try a major criminal case in her state.
*first woman to serve as a full-time justice in Massachusetts
*first mother on the Boston School Committee
*first female United States delegate to the United Nations Congress on Crime and Juvenile Delinquency