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Editor , State official

Kathryn Gertrude Hansen, American Editor, former state official ( committee media)former state official, association editor. award named in herhonor 1987, Ill; award 1996), Annuitants Assn. Member College and University Personnel Association (honorary, life.

Background

Hansen, Kathryn Gertrude was born on May 24, 1912 in Gardner, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Harry J. and Marguerite (Gaston) Hansen.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, U.Ill., 1934, Master of Science, 1936. Secretary, U. North Carolina, 1936-1937. Secretary, U. High School, U.Ill., 1937-1944.

Personnel assistant University of Illinois, Urbana, 1944-1946, supervisor training and activities, 1946-1947, personnel officer, instructor psychology, 1947-1952, executive secretary U. Civil Service System Illinois, also secretary for merit board, 1952-1961, administrative officer, secretary merit board, 1961-1968, director system, 1968-1972. Lay assistant firm Webber, Balbach, Theis and Follmer, Professional Corporation, Urbana, Illinois, 1972-1974. Board of directors U. Young Women’s Christian Association, 1952-1955, chairman, 1954-1955.

Board directors Champaign-Urbana Symphony, 1978-1981. Secretary.

Career

Secretary University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1936—1937. Secretary University High School University Illinois, Urbana, 1937—1944, personnel assistant, 1944—1946, supervisor training and activities, 1946—1947, personnel officer, instructor psychology, 1947—1952. Executive secretary University Civil Service Systems, also secretary for merit board, 1952—1961, administrative officer, secretary merit board, 1961—1968, director system, 1968—1972.

Law assistant Webber, Balbach, Theis and Follmer, Professional Corporation, Urbana, 1972—1974.

Membership

Board directors University Young Women’s Christian Association, 1952-1955, chairman, 1954-1955. Board directors Champaign-Urbana Symphony, 1978-1981. Member, secretary Presbyterian Women 1st Presbyn Church, Champaign, 1986-1990, member coordinating team, 1986-1991, honorary life member, 1999.

Member College and University Personnel Association for Human Resources (honorary, life, editor journal 1955-1973, newsletter, international president 1967-1968, national publications award named in her honor 1987, Illinois State award 1996), Annuitants Association State Universities Retirement Systems Illinois (state secretary-treasurer 1974-1975), University Illinois Foundation, President's Council (life), Laureate Circuit, University Illinois Alumni Association (life), Friends of University Illinois Library. (board directors 1987-1991), National League American Pen Women, American Association of University Women (state 1st vice president 1958-1960, honorary, life), Secretariat University Illinois (life, named scholarship since 1972), Grundy County History Society (life), Altrusa International, Fortnightly Club (Champaign-Urbana), Eastern Star, Delta Kappa Gamma (state president 1961-1963), Phi Mu (life), Kappa Delta Pi, Kappa Tau Alpha.

Connections

father:
Harry J. Hansen

mother:
Marguerite (Gaston) Hansen