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Patricia Scott Schroeder

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Patricia SCHROEDER, Member of the United States House of Representatives. Member American Bar Association; League of Women Voters; National Organisation of Women; National Womens’ Political Caucus.

Background

SCHROEDER, Patricia was born on July 30, 1940 in Portland, Oregon, United States of America. Daughter of Lee Combs Scott and Bernice Scott (née Lemoin).

Education

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Bachelor of Arts, 1961. Harvard Law School, JD, 1964. Spoken languages: English.

Career

Precinct Committeewoman, Denver County Democratic Committee, 1968-1970. Member, House of Representatives, First District Colorado, since 1972. Member, Armed Service, Post Office, Civil Service and Judiciary Committees.

Chairwoman, Select Committee on Children, Youth and Families, 1991. Democratic Whip, 1978-1987. Deputy Whip, since 1987.

Co-Chairwoman, Democratic Caucus Task Force on National Security. Member, Armed Services Committee, Judiciary Committee, Committee on Post office and Civil Service, United States House of Representatives. Co-Chairwoman, Congressional Caucus for Women’s Issues.

Professional career: field attorney, National Labor Relations Board, Colorado, Wyoming and Utah, 1964-1966. Lecturer and law instructor, Community College, Denver, 1969-1970, University of Denver, 1969, Regis College, 1970-1972. Hearing Officer, Colorado Dept, of Personnel, 1971-1972.

Legal counsel. Planned Parenthood of Colorado.

Achievements

  • Bar: Colorado 1964.

Religion

United Church of Christ.

Membership

Member American Bar Association. League of Women Voters. National Organisation of Women.

National Womens’ Political Caucus.

  • Member American Bar Association; League of Women Voters; National Organisation of Women; National Womens’ Political Caucus

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Women’s economic equity, family issues, women’s health issues, defence burdensharing.

Connections

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father:
Lee Combs Scott

mother:
Bernice (Lemoin) Scott

spouse:
James White Schroeder

children:
Scott William Schroeder

Jamie Christine Schroeder