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Lessye Mary Simpson

Lessye Mary Simpson, American government agency executive. Chair United Way Campaign, St. Louis, 1981-1986. Member National Organization of Women, American Management Association, National Association Female Executives, Missouri Association Public Purchasers.

Background

  • Simpson, Lessye Mary was born on December 14, 1938 in Dundee, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of William Tell and Gemmie Alma (Davis) Godfrey.

  • Education

    • Student, University Missouri, 1975. Student, Florissant Valley Community College, 1979.

    Career

    • Figure clerk Libson Shope, St. Louis, 1967-1968. Insurance administrator General American Life Insurance, 1968-1979. Business manager Missouri Department Corrections, St. Louise, from 1980.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Chair United Way Campaign, St. Louis, 1981-1986. Member National Organization of Women, American Management Association, National Association Female Executives, Missouri Association Public Purchasers.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sewing, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Oldell Hawkins, February 14, 1958 (div. June 1978); children: Linda Fields, Jeffrey Hawkins, Cathy Awad, Cynthia Hawkins, Carolyn Anderson.
    • father: William Tell Godfrey
    • mother: Gemmie Alma (Davis) Godfrey
    • spouse: Oldell Hawkins
    • children: Linda Fields Simpson
    • Jeffrey Hawkins Simpson
    • Cathy Awad Simpson
    • Cynthia Hawkins Simpson
    • Carolyn Anderson Simpson
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    Born December 14, 1938
    Died December 25, 1996
    (aged 58)
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    • 1975
      University Missouri
    • 1979
      Florissant Valley Community College
    • 1967 - 1968
      Figure clerk, Libson Shope
    • 1968 - 1979
      insurance administrator, General American Life Insurance