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mountain land developer , writer , Insurance broker

Leota Elsie Korns, American Writer, mountain land developer, insurance broker. Convenor, member National Organization for Women, Durango, Colorado, since 1970. Member Republican Party (precinct captain, Durango, Colorado, since 1981), Southwest Republican Women, Ink Slingers Writing Group, Unity School Christianity, Trimble Hot Springs.

Background

Korns, Leota Elsie was born on January 19, 1916 in Canton, Oklahoma, United States. Daughter of James Abraham and Ida Agnes (Engel) Klopfenstine.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Pittsburgh State University of Kansas, 1966.

Career

Secretary, various firms, Kansas City, Missoury, 1937-1945; consultant, Electrolux Corporation, St. Paul, 1946-1949; secretary health, safety & waste, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria, 1959-1960; teacher, Montezuma-Cortez H.S., Cortez, Colorado, 1966-1967; insurance agent, Korns Insurance Agency, Durango, Colorado, since 1968; owner, president, Korns Investments, Inc., Durango, Colorado, since 1970. Board member LaPlata County Landowners Association, Durango, Colorado, 1981-1987. Lecturer U. New Mexico, Mesa (Arizona) Community College, 1970, Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado, 1970-1975, authored and taught women's history course, University New Mexico, Fort Lewis College, 1970-1975.

Also speaker in field.

Membership

Convenor, member National Organization for Women, Durango, Colorado, since 1970. Member Republican Party (precinct captain, Durango, Colorado, since 1981), Southwest Republican Women, Ink Slingers Writing Group, Unity School Christianity, Trimble Hot Springs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountain walking, swimming, piano, cross-country skiing.

Connections

Married Richard Francis Korns, July 1, 1943 (wid. December 17, 1988); 1 child, Michael Francis.

father:
James Abraham Klopfenstine

mother:
Ida Agnes (Engel) Klopfenstine

spouse:
Richard Francis Korns

child:
Michael Francis Korns