Gandy, Kim A. (c. 1954–)

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Gandy, Kim A. (c. 1954–)

American feminist leader. Born c. 1954; Louisiana Tech University, BS in mathematics, 1973; received a law degree from Loyola University School of Law, 1978; m. Dr. Christopher "Kip" Lornell (ethnomusicologist); children: Elizabeth Cady Lornell and Katherine Eleanor Gandy (b. 1995).

Served as senior assistant district attorney in New Orleans; opened a private trial practice there, litigating many cases seeking fair treatment for women including a successful sex discrimination judgment against the US Air Force; as president of NOW in Louisiana, started 11 chapters there; elected national president of NOW (2001).