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city clerk and treasurer

Helen Louise Purvis, American city clerk and treasurer. Organizer New Haven Development Corporation, 1983; member New Haven Republican Central Committee, since 1975; volunteer Allen-Wells Chapter American Red Cross, Fort Wayne, Indiana, since 1970; Member of New Haven Chamber of Commerce (board directors), American Business Women's Association, New Haven Women's Club (charter member since 1955, membership chairman 1960-1961).

Background

Purvis, Helen Louise was born on May 16, 1925 in West Lafayette, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Herbert Ray and Clara Belle (Venus) Jones.

Career

Billing clerk Telephone Сompany, Lafayette, 1942—1943. Secretary naval training department Purdue University, West Lafayette, 1943—1946. Owner Purvis Drug Store, New Haven, 1947—1969.

Deputy clerk, treasurer City New Haven, 1975—1977, city clerk, treasurer, since 1977. District director Indiana Municipal Clerk/Treasurer, since 1984.

Membership

Organizer New Haven Development Corporation, 1983. Member New Haven Republican Central Committee, since 1975. Volunteer Allen-Wells Chapter American Red Cross, Fort Wayne, Indiana, since 1970.

Member of New Haven Chamber of Commerce (board directors), American Business Women's Association, New Haven Women's Club (charter member since 1955, membership chairman 1960-1961).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sports, bridge.

Connections

Married Charles Grant Purvis, August 11, 1946 (deceased 1970). Children: Patti Jane Schiebel, James Kevin, Kathleen Ann Scherer.

father:
Herbert Ray Jones

mother:
Clara Belle (Venus) Jones

spouse:
Charles Grant Purvis

children:
Patti Jane Schiebel Purvis

James Kevin Purvis

Kathleen Ann Scherer Purvis