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Construction executive

Helen P. Hart, American construction executive. Certified Property Manager, Iowa.

Background

Hart, Helen P. was born on February 20, 1927 in Fonda, Iowa, United States. Daughter of William and Bessie B. (McGowan) Prendergast.

Education

Student, Iowa State University, 1944-1946;student, Mary Crest, Davenport, Iowa, 1946-1947;Bachelor, Drake U., Des Moines, 1982.

Career

Private practice, Des Moines, 1947-1974;president, The Hart Company, Des Moines, since 1974. Development chairman Master Builders, Des Moines, 1985-1987. President Business Network, Des Moines, 1987-1989.

President Association Women Constractors, Des Moines, 1991.

Achievements

  • Certified Property Manager, Iowa.

Membership

National trustee National Conference of Christians and Jews, since 1991. Board directors, Catholic co-chairman National Conference of Christians and Jews, Des Moines,1985-1988, Methodist Hill Child Care Center, Des Moines, 1985-1989, Wesley Retirement Superior vena cava syndrome, Des Moines, 1985-1992. Member National Association Women Business Owners (treasurer, member committee for economic development);The Cousteau Society.

World Wildlife Fund; bronze leader, DAV Commanders Club. Americans for a Balanced Budget. National Humane Educated Society.

Honorary chief, The National Association of Chiefs of Police. Good Conduct medals, United States Army.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bridge, reading, writing nonfiction.

Connections

Married John Jay Hart, September 6, 1947. Children: Marcia B., J. Alexander, Andrew P., Katherine W.

father:
William Prendergast

mother:
Bessie B. (McGowan) Prendergast

spouse:
John Jay Hart

child:
Marcia B. Hart

child:
J. Alexander Hart

child:
Andrew P. Hart

child:
Katherine W. Hart