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'Mother of Youth Court' Dies
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Title'Mother of Youth Court' Dies
AbstractKansas City humanitarian Mildred Watson served as the first female commissioner in the juvenile division of the Jackson County Circuit Court and was referred to as "the mother of youth court". She died on July 1, 2005, in Florissant, Missouri,at the age of 82. She switched careers 3 times in her lifetime, being involved in social work, the arts, and as a lawyer. The Mildred L. Watson Reading Laboratory was established at the McCune School for Boys in Independence in her honor.
DateJuly 4, 2005
SourceThe Kansas City Star
LocationVertical File: African Americans--Prominent
PageB2:3
Local SubjectJudges
African Americans
Women
Lawyers
Watson, Mildred L.
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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Item ID213729
CONTENTdm number28676
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