Women of Northwest Ohio Spotlights

Geraldine Macelwane (1909 - 1974)

Judge Geraldine Macelwane was born in Detroit, Michigan and moved to Toledo with her parents in 1924. She graduated from Central Catholic High School and the next day she started law school. She was admitted to the bar in 1932 and eventually became the first woman elected to the Toledo Municipal Court bench. 

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