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Patricia Scott Schroeder

Patricia SCHROEDER, Member of the United States House of Representatives. Member American Bar Association; League of Women Voters; National Organisation of Women; National Womens’ Political Caucus.

Background

  • SCHROEDER, Patricia was born on July 30, 1940 in Portland, Oregon, United States of America. Daughter of Lee Combs Scott and Bernice Scott (née Lemoin).

  • Education

    • University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Bachelor of Arts, 1961. Harvard Law School, JD, 1964. Spoken languages: English.

    Career

    • Precinct Committeewoman, Denver County Democratic Committee, 1968-1970. Member, House of Representatives, First District Colorado, since 1972. Member, Armed Service, Post Office, Civil Service and Judiciary Committees.

      Chairwoman, Select Committee on Children, Youth and Families, 1991. Democratic Whip, 1978-1987. Deputy Whip, since 1987.

      Co-Chairwoman, Democratic Caucus Task Force on National Security. Member, Armed Services Committee, Judiciary Committee, Committee on Post office and Civil Service, United States House of Representatives. Co-Chairwoman, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues.

      Professional career: field attorney, National Labor Relations Board, Colorado, Wyoming and Utah, 1964-1966. Lecturer and law instructor, Community College, Denver, 1969-1970, University of Denver, 1969, Regis College, 1970-1972. Hearing Officer, Colorado Dept, of Personnel, 1971-1972.

      Legal counsel. Planned Parenthood of Colorado.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Colorado 1964.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democratic Party

    Religion

    United Church of Christ.

    Denomination: Congregationalist

    Membership

    Member American Bar Association. League of Women Voters. National Organisation of Women.

    National Womens’ Political Caucus.
    • Member American Bar Association; League of Women Voters; National Organisation of Women; National Womens’ Political Caucus

    Personality

    Interests

    Women’s economic equity, family issues, women’s health issues, defence burdensharing.

    Connections

    • [{"type":"father","name":"Lee Combs Scott"},{"type":"mother","name":"Bernice Scott (née Lemoin)"},{"type":"spouse","name":"James White Schroeder"}]
    • father: Lee Combs Scott
    • mother: Bernice (Lemoin) Scott
    • spouse: James White Schroeder
    • children: Scott William Schroeder
    • Jamie Christine Schroeder
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