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Iowa lawmaker seeks statue of 1st female lawyer

February 22, 2013
By MACKENZIE ELMER , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

DES MOINES - When she passed the Iowa bar in 1869, Arabella Mansfield became the nation's first female lawyer, and now an Iowa lawmaker wants to honor that achievement by placing a statue of the legal pioneer in the U.S. Capitol.

 
 

 

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