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Florence E. Allen was a trailblazing American jurist and feminist icon. Born in 1884, Allen went on to become the first female justice of the Ohio Supreme Court in 1922. She later became the first woman appointed to a federal appeals court, serving on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. With a strong commitment to gender equality and social justice, Allen played a pivotal role in advancing women's rights and legal reforms. Her landmark decisions and unwavering dedication inspired a generation of female lawyers. Florence E. Allen's lasting legacy continues to shape the legal landscape, making her a true champion for equality and fairness.

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