College of Law Class of 1925




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Mary Louise Carson, LL.B.

Bowling Green, Kentucky


Kentucky Law Journal Staff, ’24; Exchange Editor Kentucky Law Journal, ’25; Mortar Board; Philosophian Literary Critic, ’24; Chairman Civic Department, ’24; President Philosophian Literary Society, ’25; Women’s Administrative Council, ’25; Historian Mortar Board, ’25; Delegate Mortar Board, ’25; Giftorian Senior Class, ’25.

-The Kentuckian, 1925

Mary Louise Carson (November 2, 1894 - April 4, 1979) was born in Warren County, Kentucky to Dr. James Oliver Carson and Margaret Poindexter. Carson graduated from Brenau College (1917) and Western Kentucky State Normal & Teachers College (1915) before attending the University of Kentucky College of Law. Carson received the highest average for the Kentucky bar examination in April 1925. Carson was a homemaker. She married Dr. William Preston Drake in 1926.