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Sara Jean Lindholm

Sara Jean Lindholm, Uruguayan, American real estate developer. Fellow Leadership Greater Chicago, since 1985.


  • Lindholm, Sara Jean was born on February 15, 1941 in Montevideo, Uruguay. Daughter of James Thoburn and Mary Gray (Harris) Lindholm.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Oberlin College, 1962. Student, University Chicago, 1970.


    • Teaching fellow Oberlin Shansi Memorial, Madurai, Indiana, 1962-1966. Mortgage loan officer South Shore Bank, Chicago, 1977-1979. President City Lands Corporation, since 1980.


    • Co-author: American Journal Sociology, 1977.


    Member finance panel Housing Abondonment Task Force, Chicago, since 1984, Governor's Task Force State Housing Plan, since 1985, advisory board City Open Lands Project, since 1986. Board directors Community Mental Health Council, since 1986, Preservation Action, since 1989. Deacon Chicago United, since 1987.

    Member Chicago Women in Housing, Phi Beta Kappa.


    • Married James Milton Lindholm, June 15, 1962 (divorced April 1983). Children: Erika Gray, Joren Anthony. Married George Patrick Surgeon, March 1987.
    • father: James Thoburn Lindholm
    • mother: Mary Gray (Harris) Lindholm
    • spouses: James Milton Lindholm
    • George Patrick Surgeon
    • children: Erika Gray Lindholm
    • Joren Anthony Lindholm
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    Born February 15, 1941
    • 1962
      Oberlin College
    • 1970
      University Chicago
    • 1962 - 1966
      Teaching fellow, Oberlin Shansi Memorial
      Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India, Tamil Nadu, India, India
    • 1977 - 1979
      mortgage loan officer, South Shore Bank
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1980
      president, City Lands Corporation