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Newspaper editor , Publishing company executive

Charlotte Helgeson Hansen, American newspaper editor, publishing company executive. Recipient Thanks badge Girl Scouts United States of America, 1969, Outstanding Citizen in Cmty. Svc. award State of North Dakota, 1974, Outstanding Citizen award City of Jamestown, 1978, Outstanding Alumni award Jamestown College.


Hansen, Charlotte Helgeson was born on June 1, 1922 in Jamestown, North Dakota, United States. Daughter of Louis S. and Ida (Clough) Helgeson.


Student, Jamestown College, 1940-1941. Bachelor of Science, University Minnesota, 1944.


Serologist Texas Department Health, Wichita Falls, 1945-1946. Instructor microbiology Jamestown College, 1951-1961. Food editor Jamestown Sun, 1949-1989.

Vice president, secretary-treasurer Hansen Brothers, Inc., Jamestown, 1972-1989. Director First Bank Jamestown, First Bank System, Minneapolis, Hansen Brothers, Inc. Board of directors Jamestown Industrial Development Corporation, James River Senior Citizens, Inc., Camp Rokiwan.

Trustee Jamestown College. Member North Dakota Gov's. Human Resources Council, 1982.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Kitchen Magic, 1964, Favorites of My Family, 1972, Let's Entertain, 1980, Then and Now, 1983.


Member North Dakota Gov's. Human Resources Council, 1982. Member Jamestown Chamber of Commerce (director, president 1981), National Association Bank Women, National League American Pen Women, North Dakota Press Women, American Association of University Women, National Federation Press Women, National Food.


Married Gordon H. Hansen, October 31, 1945. 1 child, Jo-Ida C. Hematologist, Hanford Engineering, Richland, Washington, 1944-1945.

Louis S. Helgeson

Ida (Clough) Helgeson

Gordon H. Hansen