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Linda Joyce McElwee

Linda Joyce McElwee, American nurse. Registered Nurse Medical Center School Nursing, 1964.


  • McElwee, Linda Joyce was born on October 2, 1943 in Polo, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Raymond Franklin and Ethel Maude (Butler) Russell.

  • Career

    • Director nursing McCleary Hospital, Excelstor, Missouri, 1965—1966. Instructor Job Corps, 1966—1967. Staff nurse Ray County Memorial Hospital, Richmond, 1967—1973, operating room supervisor, 1973—1977.

      Community health nurse Caldwell County Health Department, Kingston, Missouri, 1977—1978, acting administrator, since 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse Medical Center School Nursing, 1964.


    Leadership appointments should reflect the racial and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    By Christ living within, and by the powerful work of the Holy Spirit, people can inadequately yet genuinely love and live in the spirit of God’s commands.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Baptist Churches should organize delegations to different ecumenical conferences throughout the world and actively participate in the global inter-religious dialogues.


    President Polo Parent Teacher Association, 1971, 1979. In-service education committee member Bureau Community Health Nursing, since 1979. Board directors Polo School Systems, Missouri, since 1982.

    Volunteer American Cancer Society, 4-H Club, Girl Scouts United States of America. Member of Daughters of the American Revolution, Northwest chapter Missouri Public Health Association, Research School Nursing Alumni Association, Missouri Public Health Association.


    • Married Ronald Lee McElwee, January 18, 1965. Children: Ronald Junior, Raymond, Rebecca.
    • father: Raymond Franklin Russell
    • mother: Ethel Maude (Butler) Russell
    • spouse: Ronald Lee McElwee
    • children: Ronald Junior McElwee
    • Raymond McElwee
    • Rebecca McElwee
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    Born October 2, 1943
    (age 74)