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Lora Lee Pederson

Lora Lee Pederson, American social worker, educator.

Background

  • Pederson, Lora Lee was born on August 15, 1904 in Matador, Texas, United States. Daughter of Peder Christian and Margaret Elizabeth (Anderson) Pederson.

  • Education

    • Student Okla; graduate study, 1940, 45. Graduate sch.

    Career

    • Director Girls Clubs, Wesley House, Nashville, 1928-1933, head resident, 1933-1934. Assistant state supvr.

    Works

    • Author: Regional Planning for Social Work Education, 1950. Contributor articles, book reviews to professional publications.

    Politics

    Church should be involved into political life by organizing delegations to party conferences.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    The longing for holiness is not about wanting to be 'holier than thou'. It is about wanting the love of God to permeate all of our life, and for that love to be shown through our lives to other people.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The demands of modern life may leave someone stressed and overloaded, or isolated and feeling useless. Be persistent, and success will be definitely achieved.

    Membership

    Member governor’s committee research and training mental health State Texas, 1953-1954. Member Texas Council Exceptional Children. Member of commission on accreditation Council on Social Work Education, since 1954, regional commission on research and training in mental health, also social work commission Southern Regional Education Board.

    Member American Association Social Workers (nat. board since 1953, Executive Committee 1953-1954, 1st vice president), American Association Schools Social Work, American Public Welfare Association, National Conference Social Work, Texas Social Welfare Association (treasurer.

    Connections

    • father: Peder Christian Pederson
    • mother: Margaret Elizabeth (Anderson) Pederson
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    Born August 15, 1904
    Died August 16, 1966
    (aged 62)
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