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Vivian C. Lynn

Vivian C. Lynn, American public health administrator. Named Citizen of the Year Lake Park Chamber of Commerce, 1993. Member Iowa Public Health Association (president nursing section 1992), 15 District Iowa Nurses Association (board directors).

Background

  • Lynn, Vivian C. was born on December 22, 1935 in Motley, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Floyd Charles and Anna Katherine (Linn) Cam.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, University Minnesota, 1958.

    Career

    • Staff nurse Owatonna (Minnesota) City Hospital, 1958-1960, night supervisor, 1960-1961. Staff nurse Dickinson County Memorial Hospital, Spirit Lake, Iowa, 1964-1966. Nurse instructor University Iowa, Iowa City, 1965-1967.

      Public health nurse Dickinson Public Health, Spirit Lake, 1967-1971, nurse administrator, since 1971.

    Politics

    People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    In a society where self-interest and hypocrisy are often seen as dominating, the Christians should nurture and promote values and purposes that are beyond us.

    Membership

    Member Iowa Public Health Association (president nursing section 1992), 15 District Iowa Nurses Association (board directors).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, gardening, sewing, knitting.

    Connections

    • Married Wesley Sherrill Lynn, March 17, 1956. Children: Ray Charles, Kurt David.
    • father: Floyd Charles Cam
    • mother: Anna Katherine (Linn) Cam
    • spouse: Wesley Sherrill Lynn
    • children: Ray Charles Lynn
    • Kurt David Lynn
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    Born December 22, 1935
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