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E. Ramona Lidstone Brady Brownson was American secretary. Named Democratic Volunteer of the Year, Nebraska Democrats, 2003; recipient Toastmasters' International Speechcraft certified, 1979, Bob Kerrey 1st Congressional District award, Nebraska Democrats, 2004; Northern Montana College scholar, 1949-1950, 1975-1976.

Background

Brownson, E. Ramona Lidstone Brady was born on May 13, 1930 in Big Sandy, Montana, United States. Daughter of Elmer Gordon and Ethel Mercy (Kuhl) Lidstone.

Education

AS with honors, Montana State University N, 1976. Bachelor with honors, Montana State University N, 1977.

Career

Owner/operator Pep's Bar & Bowling Lanes, Big Sandy, 1954—1976. Guidance secretary/registrar Havre High School, Montana, 1976—1977. Secretary to assistant superintendent Havre Public Schools, 1977—1978.

Secretary/bookkeeper Bear Paw Development Corporation, Havre, 1978—1979. New accts./vault cash teller Great American Savings Bank, 1979—1988. Secretary to ombudsman University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1989—1992, receptionist, secretary department human resources, 1992—1997.

Records associate Nebraska Alumni, 2001—2003. Retired, 2003.

Membership

Life member Prince Edward Island History Society, Canada, Lidstone Society, Plymouth, England. Charter member Big Sandy, Montana History Society. Elected del-at-large Democratic National Convention, 2004.

Active Hill County Democrats, Montana, 1977—1988, political precinct committeewoman, 1980—1988. Active Nebraska, since 1988. Central committee member Lancaster County Democrats, since 2000, recording secretary, 2003.

Names one of 5 judges Mistress Nebraska Pageant, Crete, 2004. Member of AARP, American Association of University Women, Assinboine Genealogical Society, Lincoln Lancaster County Genealogical Society, University Nebraska Officer Personnel, Nebraska Educational Office Personnel, Certified Educational Office Employee, National Association Education Officer Personnel, Montana State University Northern Alumni, Westerners, American Legion Auxiliary, Eagles Auxiliary, Irish/Scotch Society, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, dance, genealogy, movies, travel, politics, history.

Connections

Married William Chauvin Brady, October 10, 1949 (divorced 1976). Children: William Kim Brady, Colleen Kay Brady, Scott Patrick C. Brady. Married Elwyn James Brownson, November 14, 1980 (deceased August 1999).

father:
Elmer Gordon Lidstone

mother:
Ethel Mercy (Kuhl) Lidstone

spouse:
William Chauvin Brady

spouse:
Elwyn James Brownson

child:
William Kim Brady Brownson

child:
Colleen Kay Brady Brownson

child:
Scott Patrick C. Brady Brownson