Finding aid for the Marie Remington Wing Family Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Wing, Marie Remington Family
Title: Marie Remington Wing Family Papers
Dates: 1846-1980
Extent: 5.00 linear feet (5 containers and 4 oversize volumes)
Abstract: Marie Remington Wing was a Cleveland, Ohio, lawyer who served on the Cleveland City Council (1923-1927), as Solicitor for the Village of Mentor, Ohio (1929-1936), and as Regional Attorney for the Social Security Board (1936-1953). She was also involved in numerous professional, civic, and health organizations in Cleveland and in Mentor. Wing came from a distinguished Cleveland family, which included her uncle, George Clary Wing, an author and attorney who served in several United States government departments. Marie's father, Francis Joseph Wing, was a judge in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas and in the United States District Court for Northern Ohio. Her older sister, Virginia Remington Wing, was, like Marie, a social activist, working for the Red Cross, the Cleveland Anti-Tuberculosis League, and the Cleveland Health Council's Health Education Department. She was also the secretary of both the Brush Foundation and the Sight Saving Council. Marie's longtime companion, Dorothy Smith, worked with the YWCA, founded an insurance business, and was an executive for the East End Neighborhood House. Marie Wing's niece, Stephanie Ralph, was a school psychologist, and her husband, Paul Ralph, was also prominent in the academic world. The collection consists of diaries, correspondence, newspaper clippings, miscellaneous memorabilia, financial and legal papers, and records of Marie Wing and her family, and those of the organizations they served. Included are the diaries of Wing's grandfather, Stephen Remington, who served in the Civil War as a private in the 19th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery.
MS Number MS 4655
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English