Angie E. Brooks
Angie Elizabeth Brooks (born August 4, 1928 in Virginia ; † September 9, 2007 ; from April 27, 1970 Angie Brooks-Randolph ) is a Liberian diplomat and lawyer . In 1969/1970 she was the second woman to preside over the UN General Assembly .
Brooks completed his law studies at various universities in the United States and in London with a doctorate . In 1953 she was the first woman to be admitted to the bar in her home country of Liberia. She also taught law as a professor in Monrovia from 1954 to 1958 and represented her country from 1954 as ambassador to the United Nations . During her time as UN ambassador, Brooks was also Liberia's Deputy Foreign Minister from 1958. Within the United Nations, Brooks was heavily involved in the bodies responsible for the administration of the UN trust territories ; in 1964 she headed the UN Delegation to the Trust Areas in the Pacific, and in 1966 she was the UN Committee on the Trust Areas.
Brooks also represented her country as an ambassador to Cuba . Finally, in 1977, Brooks-Randolph became the first woman to become a Supreme Court Justice in her homeland.
- Angie E. Brooks , in: Internationales Biographisches Archiv 48/1974 of November 18, 1974, in the Munzinger Archive ( beginning of article freely available)
- Biography with photo on un.org (as of 1970; English )
- Alvin Teage Jalloh: " Liberia: Angie Brooks, A Trailblazer To Remember" ( Memento of the original from December 12, 2007 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. ; TheLiberianTimes.com dated February 23, 2006.
- Short biography in " Notable Women of Liberia ( Memento of the original from March 29, 2006 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. “, Liberiaonline.com .
|SURNAME||Brooks, Angie E.|
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Brooks, Angie Elizabeth; Brooks-Randolph, Angie|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Liberian diplomat and lawyer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||4th August 1928|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Virginia|
|DATE OF DEATH||September 9, 2007|