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Encyclopedia > Joan Mondale

Joan Adams Mondale (born August 8, 1930), is a former Second Lady of the United States and the wife of Walter Mondale. August 8 is the 220th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (221st in leap years), with 145 days remaining. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Lynne Cheney, the current Second Lady of the United States The Second Lady of the United States is an unofficial title for the wife of the Vice President of the United States styled relatively to the formal title of the First Lady who is wife to the President and principal... Walter Frederick Fritz Mondale (born January 5, 1928) is an American politician and member of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. ...

Joan Adams was born in Eugene, Oregon, and is one of three daughters of John Maxwell Adams, a Presbyterian minister, and his wife Eleanor Jane Hall Adams. She attended public schools in Wallingford, Pennsylvania, and later St. Paul, Minnesota. In 1952, she graduated from Macalester College, where her father had served as chaplain. Following graduation from college, she worked at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, before returning to Minnesota, where she worked at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. Nickname: The Emerald City Motto: Location Coordinates , Government Country  State   County United States  Oregon   Lane Founded Incorporated 1846 1862 Mayor Kitty Piercy Geographical characteristics Area     City 105. ... A sign on Providence Road The Famous Wallingford Wawa Wallingford is an unincorporated community in Nether Providence Township, Delaware County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... State capitol building in Saint Paul Saint Paul is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Minnesota in the United States of America. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Macalester College (commonly called Mac by those affiliated with the college) is a privately supported, coeducational liberal arts college in Saint Paul, Minnesota. ...

She married Walter Mondale in 1955. The couple has three children, a daughter and two sons. Following her husband's appointment to the U.S. Senate in 1964, she moved with him to Washington. During her husband's term as Vice President from 1977 to 1981, she served as Honorary Chairperson of the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities. She was the first Second Lady to live at Number One Observatory Circle. 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vice Presidents House Number One Observatory Circle is the official residence of the Vice President of the United States and his family. ...

Following her husband's defeat in the 1980 Vice Presidential race, the couple returned to Minnesota, living there until Walter's 1993 appointment as U.S. Ambassador to Japan. While in Japan from 1993 to 1996, she studied Japanese art. 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Capital Saint Paul Largest city Minneapolis Area  Ranked 12th  - Total 87,014 sq mi (225,365 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 400 miles (645 km)  - % water 8. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ...

External link

  • Minnesota Historical Society Biography
Preceded by:
Margaretta Fitler Murphy Rockefeller
Second Lady of the United States
Succeeded by:
Barbara Bush



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