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Joan ANDERSON GROWE

Secretary-ofState for Minnesota

Joan ANDERSON GROWE, American Secretary-ofState for Minnesota. Minnesota Schools Bell Award, MEA, 1977; Young Women’s Christian Association Outstanding Achievement Award for Govt, and politics, 1978; National Leadership Award, NASS, 1983; Charlotte Striebel Long Distance Runner Award, Minnesota NOW, 1985.

Background

ANDERSON GROWE, Joan was born on September 28, 1935 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America. Daughter of Arthur F. Anderson and Lucille Anderson (née Brown).

Education

St. Cloud State College, Bachelor of Surgery, 1956. University of Minnesota, Special Education Certificate. Harvard University, 1979.

Career

Minnesota State Representative, 1973-1974. Secretary-of-State, Minnesota, since 1975. Currently: Member, State Board of Investment, State Executive Council and Governor's Commission on Poverty.

Professional career: elementary teacher, Bloomington Public School, Minnesota, 1956-1958. Elementary teacher for exceptional children, Christ Childrens School, St. Paul, 1964-1965. Special Education Teacher, St. Anthony Public School, 1965-1966.

Religion

Catholic.

Membership

League of Women Voters. National Women’s Political Caucus. National Organisation of Women.

National Association, of Secs.-of-State. Business and Professional Women’s Club. American Association, of University Women.

Connections

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father:
Arthur F. Anderson

mother:
Lucille Anderson (née Brown)