The Honorable Mary Coon Walters (1922-2001)
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The New Mexico Historic Women Marker Initiative was founded in 2005 by members of the New Mexico Women's Forum in a statewide effort to recognize women's contributions to New Mexico history on the state's Official Scenic Historic Markers.
Waymark Code: WMCTG0
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 10/10/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Geo Ferret
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Women of the Judiciary
The Honorable Mary Coon Walters (1922-2001)

Ms. Walters, who was a transport pilot during World War II, was the only woman in her UNM law school class when she graduated at age 40. She served on the state Court of Appeals and as a probate judge. In 1984, she became the first female New Mexico Supreme Court justice. She was a role model and mentor to women in New Mexico's legal community.
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