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Helen Dowell Powell

Helen Dowell Powell, American medical manufacturing company executive. Trustee Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri, 1969-1977, Kent Denver Country Day School, Englewood, Colorado, 1983-1984; board directors Forest Heights Lodge, Evergreen, 1966-1970; president Evergreen Scholarship Association, 1973-1978. Member Cottey College Alumnae Association (president 1961-1962), Pi Beta Phi, Phi Theta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi.

Background

  • Powell, Helen Dowell was born on April 19, 1932 in Council Grove, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Morris Seth and Alice Elizabeth (Holm) Dowell.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri, 1952. Student, Sorbonne, University Paris, 1953. Bachelor in French, University Kansas, 1954.

    Career

    • Director admissions, public relations Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri, 1954-1955. Editor-in-chief Sertoman magazine Sertoma International, Kansas City, 1955-1958. International marketing manager Denver Biomaterials, Inc., Evergreen, Colorado, since 1984.

    Works

    • Section editor: America's Best, 1983.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Trustee Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri, 1969-1977, Kent Denver Country Day School, Englewood, Colorado, 1983-1984. Board directors Forest Heights Lodge, Evergreen, 1966-1970. President Evergreen Scholarship Association, 1973-1978.

    Member Cottey College Alumnae Association (president 1961-1962), Pi Beta Phi, Phi Theta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married C. Richard Powell, August 28, 1955. Children: John Dowell, Ann Elizabeth Powell Ryan, Richard Cortland.
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    • 1952
      Cottey College
    • 1953
      Sorbonne
    • 1954
      University Kansas
    • 1954 - 1955
      Director, admissions
      Nevada, United States
    • 1955 - 1958
      editor-in-chief Sertoman magazine Sertoma Intern, ational
      Kansas City, Missouri, United States
    • 1984
      intern, ational marketing manager Denver Biomaterials
      Evergreen, Alabama, United States