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Mary-Ellen White-Vondran


Mary-Ellen White-Vondran, American former stockbroker. Certified life secondary teacher, California; licensed National Association of Securities Dealers series 7, 18 & 63 broker. Recipient Valley Cable Recognition award, 1988.


White-Vondran, Mary-Ellen was born on August 21, 1938 in East Cleveland, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Thomas Patrick and Rita Ellen (Langdon) White.


Bachelor, Notre Dame College, South Euclid, Ohio, 1960. Postgraduate, John Carroll University, 1960. Postgraduate, University Massachusetts, 1961.

Postgraduate, University South Carolina, 1969. Postgraduate, San Jose State University, 1975. Postgraduate, University Santa Clara, California, 1972.

Postgraduate, Stanford University, 1989. MSL, Peninsula University, Mountain View, California, 1994. Intern program para-legal department, De Anza College College, California, 1997.

Postgraduate in law, Newport University, since 1998.


Teacher, Cleveland School District, 1960-1961;teacher, East Hartford (Connecticut) School District, 1961-1962;teacher, San Francisco Bay Area School District, 1970-1975;life and disability agent, Travelers Insurance Company and BMA Insurance Company, San Jose, California, 1975-1977;stockbroker, Reynolds, Bache, Shearson, Palo Alto, California, 1977-1978;stockbroker, Schwab & Company, San Francisco, 1980;administrator pension and profit, Crocker National Bank, San Francisco, 1980-1982;stockbroker, California Federal/Invest Company, San Francisco, 1982-1983;head trader, branch manager, Rose & Company, San Francisco, 1983-1984;retired,, 1984. Teacher citizenship for foreign born adult community education Fremont Union High School District, Sunnyvale, California, since 1988.


  • Certified life secondary teacher, California. Licensed National Association of Securities Dealers series 7, 18 & 63 broker.


  • Author: Jo Mora-Renaissance Man, 1973, Visit of Imperial Russian Navy to San Francisco, 1974, John Franklin Miller, 1974, 1905 Quail Meadow Road.


Secretary Quota International, Los Altos, California, 1987. Constitution chairperson League of Women Voters, Los Altos, since 1985, lecturer speakers bureau 1987, moderator, co-producer television/Cable programs. Precinct captain 1988 & 90 Elections, Los Altos.

Appointee ad hoc committee for transportation of mobility impaired Santa Clara County, 1988. Volunteer teacher English in Action. Usher lively arts Stanford University.

Member tele committee Peninsula Democratic Coalition. Active International Visiting Committee, Palo Alto, People for Accessible Health Care, Women in History Museum, California History Center, Cupertino, Palo Alto Neighbors Abroad. Legal intern Slenkovich & Flanagan, Mountain View Mediations Services, Senior Adult Legal Assistance.

Member of Association of Trial Lawyers of America, American Bar Association, National Organization of Women (speakers bureau coordinator), American Association of University Women, American Civil Liberties Union, Supreme Court California History Association, Association Los Altos History, California History Society, American History Association, South Bay Scottish Society, Irish Cultural Society, Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, Los Altos Women in Business, Older Women's League, The Great War Society, Women in History Association, World Affairs Forum, Kenna Club, Commonwealth Club (steering committee, program committee Palo Alto/Midpeninsula chapter).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations; reading, community activities, Democratic politics, swimming, Irish dancing, music, and literature.


Married Gary L. Vondran, Senior, November 25, 1961. Children: Patrick Michael, Gary Lee Junior.

Thomas Patrick White

Rita Ellen (Langdon) White

Gary L. Vondran

Patrick Michael White-Vondran

Gary Lee Junior White-Vondran