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Dorothy Leland Follansbee, American publisher. Recipient Landmarks award Landmarks Association St. Louis, 1974; Public.Service award General Services Administration, 1978; Crownenshield award National Trust for Hist Preservation, 1979. member St. Louis County Parks and Recreation Department, 1969-1985; Member Colonial Dames American, Daus. of Cincinnati.

Background

Follansbee, Dorothy Leland was born on March 24, 1911 in St. Louis. Daughter of Robert Leathan and Minnie Cowden (Yowell) Lund.

Education

Graduate Sarah Lawrence College, 1931.

Career

; children: Mary Talbot Leland MacCarthy, Austin Porter Junior (deceased), Irene Austin Leland Barzantny. M.2d, Robert Kerr Follansbee, October 20, 1979. President, Station List Publ.Co., St. Louis, 1975-1990.

Director Downtown St. Louis Inc. Honorary chairman OldPost Office Landmark Committee, 1975-1989. Board directors Services Bureau St. Louis, 1943, president, 1951.

Board directors Robert E. Lee Memorial Association. Member St. Louis County Parks and Recreation Department, 1969-1985. Board directors Stratford Hall, Virginia, 1953-1992, president, 1967-1970, treasurer, 1970-1989.

Board directors Historic buildings Commission St. Louis County, 1959-1985, Missouri History Society, 1960-1977,Missouri Mansion Preservation Committee, 1975-1980, Chatillon DeMenil House, 1977-1979.

Membership

Member St. Louis County Parks and Recreation Department, 1969-1985. Member Colonial Dames American, Daus. of Cincinnati.

Connections

Married Austin Porter Leland, April 24, 1935 (deceased 1975). Children: Mary Talbot Leland MacCarthy, Austin Porter Junior(deceased), Irene Austin Leland Barzantny. Married Robert Kerr Follansbee, October 20, 1979.

father:
Leathan Lund

mother:
Minnie Cowden (Yowell) Lund

spouses:
Robert Kerr Follansbee

Austin Porter Leland

children:
Austin Porter Junior Follansbee (deceased)

Irene Austin Leland Barzantny Follansbee

Mary Talbot Leland MacCarthy Follansbee