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Biology educator , Director women's programs

Gertrude Laliah Swedberg, American Director women's programs, biology educator. Danforth associate; recipient Outstanding Achievement award Young Women’s Christian Association, 1989.

Background

Swedberg, Gertrude Laliah was born on October 24, 1933 in Shanghai, China. Daughter of Robert Joseph and Frances Willard (King) Salmon. came to the United States, 1940.

Education

Bachelor, Radcliffe College, 1955; postgraduate, University of Minnesota, 1957-1958; Master of Science, Oregon State University, 1960.

Career

Teacher, Mary C. Wheeler School, Providence, 1955-1957; research associate, Oregon State University, Corvallis, 1959-1960; coordinator women's studies, Eastern Washington U., Cheney, 1979-1983; director women's programs, Eastern Washington U., Cheney, since 1983; assistant professor, Eastern Washington U., Cheney, since 1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President Spokane (Washington) Regional Women's Commission, 1988-1990. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy Sciences, National Women's Studies Association, N.W. Women'sStudies Association (co-coordinator 1987-1991), League of Women Voters, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Kenneth Charles Swedberg, June 7, 1958. Children: Jeffrey Eugene, Claire Ellen.

father:
Robert Joseph Salmon

mother:
Frances Willard (King) Salmon

spouse:
Kenneth Charles Swedberg

children:
Jeffrey Eugene Swedberg

Claire Ellen Swedberg