Played a prominent role in the preparation and passing of the 1976 Copyright Act and also holds a place in history as the first female Register of Copyrights.
She earned her law degree from Columbia Law School as one of the first females to attend the school.
She was a recipient of the President's Award for Distinguished Federal Civilian Service.
She never married or had any children.
At the time of the passing of the Copyright Act, Gerald Ford was US President.