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Doris Owen Pease

Doris Owen Pease, American magazine editor, artist. Recipient Thanks Badge, Girl Scouts United States of America, 1970, commendation Mayor of Coon Rapids, 1988.


  • Pease, Doris Owen was born on December 20, 1921 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Lee F. and Irma Irmina (Ingram) Owen.

  • Education

    • Student, University Minnesota, 1942. Student, various art schools, Minnesota.


    • Accountant Minneapolis Star Journal & Tribune, 1941-1944. Correspondent West Center Daily Tribune, Willmar, Minnesota, 1952-1957, New Ulm Daily Journal and Redwood Falls Gazette, 1952-1967. Reporter, photographer, office manager Olivia (Minnesota) Times Journal, 1967-1970.

      Assistant editor, advertising saleswoman Circulating Pines, Circle Pines, Minnesota, 1970-1972. Advertising sales consultant Osseo (Minnesota) Press, 1972-1974. Owner, editor, public Dot Public, Minneapolis, 1972-1987.

      Founder, editor Dancing United States of America Magazine and Entertainment Bits, from 1972. Executive secretary Minnesota Ballroom Operators Association, 1975-1988, National Ballroom and Entertainment Association, 1985-1988.


    • Exhibited in numerous group exhibitions, Minnesota, since 1970. Editor Minnesota Palette News, 1974-1980.


    The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    It is vital to meet and worship with other Christians in order to grow in the Christian life and to understand what is God's will for people and for their communities.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every Church member should be trusted with responsibilities. In building the local Methodist groups or 'societies', they should be trained to maintain the meetings and give pastoral care and challenge to the members.


    Founder, board directors Renville County Art Center, Olivia, 1965-1972. Founder Newcomer Welcome Service, 1968, 75. Former leader, trainer, camp director Girl Scouts United States of America.

    President Coon Rapids Fine Arts Commission, 1988, 92. Board directors Banfill Locke Center for Arts, 1980-1982. Member Artists del Norte (founder, president 1978-1980, 84-85), Minnesota Rural Artists Association (president 1981-1984), North Star Watercolor Association.



    Ballroom dancing, photography, travel, outdoor activities.


    • Married Leon W. Pease, July 26, 1942. Children: Terry, Steve, Gene, Mark, JoDee, LaFollette, Jon, Patti.
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    Born December 20, 1921
    Died February 8, 2008
    (aged 86)
    • 1942
      University Minnesota
    • 1941 - 1944
      Accountant, Minneapolis Star Journal & Tribune
    • 1952 - 1957
      correspondent West Center Daily Tribune
      Willmar, Minnesota, United States
    • 1952 - 1967
      correspondent West Center Daily Tribune
    • 1967 - 1970
    • 1970 - 1972
      assistant, editor
      Circle Pines, Minnesota, United States
    • 1972 - 1987
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      advertising sales consultant, Osseo (Minnesota) Press
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