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Jane Marie Anthony, American state official. Recipient Eleanor M. Carlson Leadership award, 1995.


Anthony, Jane Marie was born on February 20, 1950 in Providence. Daughter of Henry N. and Mary (Walsh) Thacher.


Graduate summa cum laude, University Rhode Island.


Executive secretary, Art Mold Products, Cranston, Rhode Island, l979-8l;education coordinator, St. Mark Church, Jamestown, Rhode Island, l98l-84;jai alai judge, Rhode Island Racing and Athletics Commission, Providence, l984-96;county clerk, Kent County Superior Court, since 1996.


Member Jamestown School Committee, 1983-1989. Member Jamestown Town Council, 1989-1991. Campaign manager for state representative, 1986, for state senator, 1988.

Member executive board American Red Cross, Jamestown, 1987-1989, Southern Rhode Island Regional Collaborative, 1988-1989. Chairman Substance Abuse Prevention, Jamestown, 1988-1993. Board directors New Visions Newport County, Newport, Rhode Island, 1988-1993.

Member Narragansett council Boy Scouts American, 1984-1989. Member policy council Family Community Leadership Program, since 1991. Active Rhode Island Republican State Central Committee, since 1993, chair since 1997.

Active Rhode Island Commission on Women, since 1995. Member executive board Rhode Island Partnership for Research on Women and Gender, since 1995. Member St. Mark Women's Club (president 1973-1976), Alpha Sigma Lambda, Golden Key, Phi Kappa Phi.


Married Ernest Anthony, Junior, March 29, l970. Children: Nicole, Ernest Anthony III, Daniel, Brian.