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Kansas City in Wyandotte County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Eliza Burton Conley

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2013
1. Eliza Burton Conley Marker
Inscription.

Departed this life May 28, 1946

Attorney at Law
Only woman ever admitted to
the United States Supreme Court

 
Location. 39° 6.907′ N, 94° 37.546′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Kansas, in Wyandotte County. Touch for map. Marker is in the Huron Indian Cemetery, with entrance off 7th Street north of Ann Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 777 North 7th Street, Kansas City KS 66101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Helena Conley (here, next to this marker); Silas Armstrong (within shouting distance of this marker); The History of the Wyandot Indian Nation (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Judge Cordell D. Meeks, Sr. Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Baptist Church and First African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. mile away); St. Mary's Church (approx. mile away); This Gateway to Kansas (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Regarding Eliza Burton Conley. First woman to argue a case at the United States Supreme Court.
 
Also see . . .
1. Eliza "Lyda" Burton Conley at Wikipedia
Eliza Burton Conley Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 2, 2013
2. Eliza Burton Conley Marker
. (Submitted on October 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. "Trespassers Beware!" article in Yale Journal of Law and Feminism. (Submitted on October 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Eliza Burton Conley Obituary in the Kansan (1946). (Submitted on October 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 312 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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