Former judge Rufe McCombs dies in Florida

lgierer@ledger-enquirer.comDecember 30, 2012 

Former judge Rufe McCombs has died at age 94.

McCombs, who died Saturday in Merritt Island, Fla., served locally as a Municipal Court judge, the first woman elected to the bench in Muscogee County.

She later served as a State Court judge and Superior Court judge.

McCombs graduated from the University of Georgia Law School in 1942. She was the only female in the graduating class.

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