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Sarah Elizabeth McGirr, American product sales, marketing, sale training, public relations and advertising consultant.


McGirr, Sarah Elizabeth was born on January 19, 1938 in Pocatello, Idaho, United States. Daughter of Clark Lowell Edwards and Sarah Elizabeth Pederson.


Student, University Pacific, 1956—1958.


Clinical grants coordinator Pfizer Inc., Groton, Connecticut, 1964—1979. Owner Quellen Group, from 1980. Partner Search Engine Marketing Associates, from 1991.

Managing member Renaissance LLC, from 1994. Chairman Women's Business Ownership Conference, Hartford, Connecticut, 1984.


Alternate United States Senate Committee Small Business Advisory Council. Chairman United States Small Business Advisory Council, Republican City Committee, 1984—1985, emeritus, from 1995. Member Republican Town Marketing, Groton, 1977—1979, Republican Town Committee, 1977, emeritus, from 1990.

Councilor, 1979—1981. President, board directors Young Women’s Christian Association Southeastern Connecticut, 1981—1984. Secretary Connecticut Conference Small Business, 1985.

Co-chair 4th Annual Women's Congress, 1985. With Connecticut Permanent Commission Status of Women, from 1985, chairman, 1995—1997. Delegate United States Conference Small Business, 1986.

Member, certified panel Connecticut Department Transportation, 1987—1991. Member Connecticut Medical Examing Board, from 1994. Moderator 1st Congressional Church Christ, 1983—1985.

Member of League of Women Voters (treasurer, Thames east 1973-1977), National Association Communications Women (board directors, parliamentarian, bylaws & public policy chairman), National Federation Business Professional Women (leadership trainer 1984), Connecticut Federation Business Professional Women (president 1983-1984, legislation chair 1996-1997), Mistick River Business & Professional Women (charter president, Woman of Year 1977), Kiwanis (Groton).


Married Richard G. McGirr, March 23, 1958. Children: Richard G. III, Michael P.

Clark Lowell Edwards

Sarah Elizabeth Pederson

Richard G. McGirr

Richard G. III McGirr

Michael P. McGirr