Arvonne S. Skelton
September 1, 1925
Lamberton, Minnesota, U.S.
|Died||August 7, 2018 (aged 92)|
Hudson, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Minnesota|
|Occupation||US Ambassador to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women|
|Known for||Women's rights activist|
|Spouse(s)||Perry Morgan (m. 1946)|
Donald M. Fraser (1950–2018; his death)
|Children||Six (and seven grandchildren)|
|Parent(s)||Orland Delbert and Phyllis Du Frene Skelton|
Arvonne S. Fraser (September 1, 1925 – August 7, 2018), was an American activist and educator. She was the Senior Fellow Emerita at the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota and from 1993-1994 was the US Ambassador to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women. From 1980 to 1993, she was First Lady of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
References[change | change source]
- "Fraser, Arvonne S." Library of Congress. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
- Contributing, Editor (2009), "Fraser, Arvonne", in Forsythe, David P. (ed.), Encyclopedia of human rights, 2, Oxford New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 266–269, ISBN 9780195334029 Online version, subscription required.
- "Arvonne Fraser, who blazed her own trail as women's rights advocate, dies at 92". Star Tribune. August 7, 2018.