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Madeleine Zeien Bordallo Edit Profile

also known as Mrs. Ricardo Jerome Bordallo


Madeleine Zeien Bordallo, delegate to United States House Representative from Guam.


Bordallo, Madeleine Zeien was born on May 31, 1933 in Graceville, Minnesota, United States. Daughter of Christian Peter and Mary Evelyn (Roth) Zeien.


Student, St Mary's College, South Bend, Indiana, 1952. Associate of Arts, St. Katherines College, St. Paul, 1953. Associate of Arts honorary degree for community service, University Guam, 1968.


Presented in voice recital Guam Academy Music, Agana., 1951, 62. Member Civic Opera Company, St. Paul, 1952-1953. Member staff KUAM Radio-television station, Agana, 1954-1963.

Freelance writer local newspaper, fashion show commentator, coordinator, civic leader, 1963. National Democratic committeewoman for Guam, 1964—2004. 1st lady of Guam, 1974-1978, 81-85.

Senator 16th Guam Legislature, 1981-1982, 19th Guam Legislature, 1987-1988, 20th Guam Legislature, 1989-1990, 21st Guam Legislature, 1991-1992, 22nd Guam Legislature, 1993-1994. Democratic Party candidate for Governor of Guam, 1990. Lieutenant governor of Guam, 1994—2002.

Representative from Guam to 108th-111th Congresses, since 2002. Member armed services, resources 108th-110th Congresses. Church subordinate committee Insular Affairs Oceans, Wildlife.

Delaware National Democratic Convention, 1964, 68, 72, 76, 80, 84, 88-92, 96, 2000-2004, president Women's Democratic Party Guam, 1967-1969. Representative Presidential Inauguration, Washington, 1965, 77, 85, 2005. Delegate Democratic Western States Conference, Reno, 1965, Los Angeles, 1967, Phoenix, 1968, conference secretary, 1967-1969.

Delegate Democratic Women's Campaign Conference, Washington, 1965, Democratic Inauguration, 1992.


President Guam Women's Club, 1958-1959. Del General Federation Women's Clubs Conventions, Miami Beach, Florida, 1961, New Orleans, 1965, Boston, 1968. Vice president Federation Asian Women's Association, 1964-1967, president, 1967-1969, president 1996-1998.

President Guam Symphony Society, 1967-1973, delegate conventions, Manila, Philippines, 1959, Taipei, Formosa, 1960, Hong Kong, 1963, Guam, 1964, Japan, 1968, Taipei, 1973. Chairman Guam Christmas Seal Drive, 1961. Board directors Guam chapter American Red Cross, 1963, secretary, 1963-1967, fund doctor chairman, 2000.

President Marianas Association For Retarded Children, 1968-1969, 73-74, 84—. Board directors Guam Theatre Guild, American Cancer Society. Member Guam Memorial Hospital Volumes Association, since 1966, vice president, 1966-1967, president, 1970-1971.

Chairman Hospital Charity Ball, 1966. President Women for Service, since 1974, Beauty World Guam Ltd., since 1981, First Lady's Beautification Task Force of Guam, 1983-1986. President Palace Restoration Association, since 1983.

Nominee Democratic party for Governor of Guam, 1990. Member International Platform Association, Guam Rehabilitation Association (associate), Guam Lytico and Bodig Association (president 1983-1998), Spanish Club of Guam, Inetnon Famalaoan Club (president 1983-1986), Guam Council of Women's Club (president 1993-1995), National Conference Lieutenant Governors (executive committee since 1998).


Married Ricardo Jerome Bordallo, June 20, 1953. 1 daughter, Deborah Josephine.

Christian Peter Zeien

Mary Evelyn (Roth) Zeien

Ricardo Jerome Bordallo