Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Priscilla Ruth MacDougall

Priscilla Ruth MacDougallTitle: Lawyer

Company: Columbia College Chicago

Location: Evanston, Illinois, United States


  • Barnard College
  • French Institute Alliance Française
  • Legal Association for Women, Wisconsin (co-founder)
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Paris
  • Wisconsin State Bar, Section on Individual Rights and Responsibilities (co-founder, chair, 1973-1975, 1978-1979)
  • Women Lawyers Association


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2021, 2019)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2021)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2020)
  • Honoree, Who’s Who of Professional Woman, Marquis Who’s Who (2019)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in American Law,” Marquis Who’s Who (2014, 1992-2011, 1985-1986)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who (2012-2016, 2009)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women, “Marquis Who’s Who (2011-2010, 2006-2007, 2000-1995)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the Midwest,” Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who (2008-2016, 2005, 2001, 1997-1999)
  • Recipient, Medal of Honor, Veteran Feminists America (2008)
  • Co-author, “The Right of Women to Name Their Children,” University of Minnesota Journal “Law and Inequality” (1985)
  • Co-author, “Booklet for Women Who Wish to Determine Their Own Names After Marriage” (1975, 1974)
  • Author, “Married Women’s Common Law Right to Their Own Surnames,” Women’s Rights Law Reporter (1973)
  • Recipient, Awards for Violin and Piano, Evanston Township High School
  • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals

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