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Dorothy Virginia Petersen

Dorothy Virginia Petersen, American investment company executive.

Background

  • Petersen, Dorothy Virginia was born on September 22, 1929 in Milwaukee. Daughter of Carl Arndt and Loretta Louise Laura (Bremer) Scherer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, University Wisconsin-Parkside, 1975.

    Career

    • Repair department clerk Eastman Kodak Company, Milwaukee, 1946—1947. Secretary First Wisconsin Trust Company, 1947—1949. Head secretary art education department University Wisconsin, Madison, 1949—1950, secretary, assistant, art education department.

      Secretary and assistant Red Star Yeast Company, Milwaukee, 1950—1951. Executive secretary Boy Scouts American, 1963—1965, Applied Power, Pewaukee, 1965—1967. Secretary, treasurer Westshore Muffler Shops, Milwaukee, 1983—2002.

      Assistant secretary, treasurer Fastrack, Inc., Mequon, since 2002.

    Works

    • Paintings (Honorable Mention, Wisconsin Art Show, Twin Lakes, 1976).

    Membership

    Head fund drive Town of Greenfield American Red Cross, 1956, helper fund drive, 1955, helper fund, 1957—1959. Leader Girl Scouts American, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, 1960—1961. Cub pack secretary Boy Scouts American, 1962—1963.

    Children's class teacher Baha'i World Faith, Greenfield, Milwaukee, Burlington, 1959—1972, speaker Milwaukee, Burlington, 1970—1999. Member, speaker Baha'i Faith, 1959—1972. Member of Order Eastern Star (Wauwatosa chapter 219).

    Personality

    Interests

    Day trading, genealogy, reading, photography.

    Connections

    • Married Glenn Charles Petersen, August 27, 1949. Children: Vicki Lynn Taylor, Larry Dean, Rick Randall.
    • father: Carl Arndt Scherer
    • mother: Loretta Louise Laura (Bremer) Scherer
    • spouse: Glenn Charles Petersen
    • children: Vicki Lynn Taylor Petersen
    • Larry Dean Petersen
    • Rick Randall Petersen
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    Born September 22, 1929
    Nationality
    • 1975
      University Wis.-Parkside
    • 1946 - 1947
      Repair department clerk, Eastman Kodak Company
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1947 - 1949
      secretary, First Wisconsin Trust Company
    • 1949 - 1950
      head, secretary art education department University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1950 - 1951
      secretary, and assistant Red Star Yeast Company
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1963 - 1965
      executive, secretary Boy Scouts American
    • 1965 - 1967
      executive, secretary Boy Scouts American
      Pewaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1983 - 2002
      secretary, Westshore Muffler Shops
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1983 - 2002
      treasurer, Westshore Muffler Shops
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 2002
      assistant, Fastrack
      Mequon, Wisconsin, United States
    • 2002
      treasurer, Fastrack
      Mequon, Wisconsin, United States
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