(Mabel) Marie Whitesell Balboa


(Mabel) Marie Whitesell Balboa was active in the Association for many years. In the 1960’s, she was a Committee Chair, Director and Officer. In 1967, she co-authored an article with Mary R. Cowell Ross in the Women’s Law Journal (Vol. 53) concerning the United Nations. Among other roles, she represented the NYWBA in its relationships with other bar associations. Records indicate that she was an attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice. Founder and Past President Hon. Florence Perlow Shientag remembered her in later years as a lovely person. She passed away in 1997.