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medical manufacturing company executive

Helen Dowell Powell, American medical manufacturing company executive. Trustee Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri, 1969-1977, Kent Denver Country Day School, Englewood, Colorado, 1983-1984; board directors Forest Heights Lodge, Evergreen, 1966-1970; president Evergreen Scholarship Association, 1973-1978. Member Cottey College Alumnae Association (president 1961-1962), Pi Beta Phi, Phi Theta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi.

Background

Powell, Helen Dowell was born on April 19, 1932 in Council Grove, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Morris Seth and Alice Elizabeth (Holm) Dowell.

Education

Associate of Arts, Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri, 1952. Student, Sorbonne, University Paris, 1953. Bachelor in French, University Kansas, 1954.

Career

Director admissions, public relations, Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri, 1954-1955;editor-in-chief Sertoman magazine, Sertoma International, Kansas City, Missoury, 1955-1958;international marketing manager, Denver Biomaterials, Inc., Evergreen, Colorado, since 1984.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Section editor: America's Best, 1983.

Membership

Trustee Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri, 1969-1977, Kent Denver Country Day School, Englewood, Colorado, 1983-1984. Board directors Forest Heights Lodge, Evergreen, 1966-1970. President Evergreen Scholarship Association, 1973-1978.

Member Cottey College Alumnae Association (president 1961-1962), Pi Beta Phi, Phi Theta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi.

Connections

Married C. Richard Powell, August 28, 1955. Children: John Dowell, Ann Elizabeth Powell Ryan, Richard Cortland.

father:
Morris Seth Dowell

mother:
Alice Elizabeth (Holm) Dowell

spouse:
C. Richard Powell

child:
John Dowell Powell

child:
Ann Elizabeth Powell Ryan Powell

child:
Richard Cortland Powell