5/13/1850 — #wmnhist #law Ellen Spencer Mussey, lawyer, educator, reformer, b. Geneva, OH. Women’s legal rights pioneer, established legal education opportunities for women. Co-founder of the Washington College of Law, Washington, DC (1898), the first law school in the world founded by women. Co-founder and first president of the Women’s Bar Association of the District of Columbia (1917), one of the first US organizations for women lawyers. Co-founder of the National Association of Women Lawyers (1919).