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Joan ANDERSON GROWE

Joan ANDERSON GROWE, American Secretary-ofState for Minnesota. Minnesota Schools Bell Award, MEA, 1977; Young Women’s Christian Association Outstanding Achievement Award for Govt, and politics, 1978; National Leadership Award, NASS, 1983; Charlotte Striebel Long Distance Runner Award, Minnesota NOW, 1985.

Background

  • ANDERSON GROWE, Joan was born on September 28, 1935 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. Daughter of Arthur F. Anderson and Lucille Anderson (née Brown).

  • Education

    • St. Cloud State College, Bachelor of Surgery, 1956. University of Minnesota, Special Education Certificate. Harvard University, 1979.

    Career

    • Minnesota State Representative, 1973-1974. Secretary-of-State, Minnesota, since 1975. Currently: Member, State Board of Investment, State Executive Council and Governor's Commission on Poverty.

      Professional career: elementary teacher, Bloomington Public School, Minnesota, 1956-1958. Elementary teacher for exceptional children, Christ Childrens School, St. Paul, 1964-1965. Special Education Teacher, St. Anthony Public School, 1965-1966.

    Religion

    Catholic.

    Membership

    League of Women Voters. National Women’s Political Caucus. National Organisation of Women.

    National Association, of Secs.-of-State. Business and Professional Women’s Club. American Association, of University Women.

    Connections

    • [{"type":"father","name":"Arthur F. Anderson"},{"type":"mother","name":"Lucille Anderson (née Brown)"}]
    • father: Arthur F. Anderson
    • mother: Lucille Anderson (née Brown)
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