Iowa 4-H Foundation

Posted on March 29, 2011 at 10:53 AM by Global Reach

2002 Winnebago County - Dorthy Ostrander SwansonDorothy Swanson contribution to the 4-H program spans several decades.  Dorothy was an active 4-H youth, holding all local and county offices as well as being girls state 4-H president in 1938.  In 1940, Dorothy was awarded a trip to National 4-H Camp in Washington, D.C., for two weeks for overall achievement.  President Roosevelt greeted the 4-H’ers in an open touring car.

Dorothy served in various capacities: as a girls club leader, award trip chaperone, youth committee member and record book leader from 1946 to 1976.


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