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Volunteer civic activities

Sarah Jane Mallinson, American volunteer civic activities. Recipient Community Leadership award President George Bush, Washington, 1991, Gold award History Preservation award United States Department Interior, Washington, 1996, National Daughters of the American Revolution, Washington, 1996, award for effort to increase literacy State of Missouri, Jefferson City, 1989, 20-Year Leadership award 4-H Council, Jackson County, 1980, others.

Background

Mallinson, Sarah Jane was born on January 26, 1923 in Independence, Missouri, United States. Daughter of Ellis, Junior and Mabel Oleta (Tandberg) Short.

Education

Student, Kansas City Junior College, Kansas City, Missoury, 1941-1943; student, University Missouri, 1961-1962.

Career

Quality control inspector, Lake City Remington Arms, Inc., Independence, 1943; clerk, defense contract, Ford Motor, Company, Kansas City, 1943-1944. Consultant National Geographic magazine, 1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Producer video Petticoat Pioneers. Contributor articles to history journals and beef promotion magazines.

Membership

Established Bess Truman's birthday celebration annual event, since 1988. Organized fundraising drive for funds to restore Statue of Liberty. Chair marking of historic Wayne City Landing site, 1983.

First president Freinds of the National Frontier Trails Center, Independence, 1987, Jackson County, Missouri Genealogical Society, 1979. Organized local chapter Missouri River Outfitters, National Santa Fe Trail Association, 1991. Volunteer in education Kansas City Schools, 1982-1983.

President Friends of Sugar Creek Heritage and History Center. Member Oregon/California Trail Association (charter), Santa Fe Trail Association (charter), Daughters of the American Revolution (regent Independence Pioneers chapter 1984-1986), Victorian Society Vaile Mansion (charter), Colonial Dames XVIII, National Huguenot Society, National Trust for History Preservation, Friends of University Women, The Smithsonian Associations, others.

Connections

Married John William Mallinson, Junior, August 13, 1944. Children: Dana, Anne, Laura Buchanan, John William, III, Matthew, Donald.

father:
Ellis Short

mother:
Mabel Oleta (Tandberg) Short

spouse:
John William Mallinson

child:
III Mallinson

child:
Laura Buchanan Mallinson

child:
Anne Mallinson

child:
Donald Mallinson

child:
Matthew Mallinson

child:
John William Mallinson

child:
Dana Mallinson