Phoebe Couzins: Pioneer Lawyer and Suffragist
In the 1870s, Phoebe Couzins (1842-1913) became the third or fourth female lawyer in the United States and a popular public speaker in support of women's rights. After her father died in 1887, the U.S. government appointed her as the first female in the U.S. Marshal Service, and she finished her father's term of service.
Phoebe Wilson Couzins was born September 8, 1842 in St. Louis, Missouri to John E.D. …Read More...