Arvonne Fraser

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Arvonne Fraser
Arvonne S. Skelton

(1925-09-01) September 1, 1925 (age 94)
DiedAugust 7, 2018(2018-08-07) (aged 92)
Alma materUniversity of Minnesota
OccupationUS Ambassador to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women
Known forWomen's rights activist
Spouse(s)Perry Morgan (m. 1946)
Donald M. Fraser (1950–2018; his death)
ChildrenSix (and seven grandchildren)
Parent(s)Orland Delbert and Phyllis Du Frene Skelton

Arvonne S. Fraser (September 1, 1925 – August 7, 2018),[1] 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.[2] From 1980 to 1993, she was First Lady of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Fraser died on August 7, 2018 at a family retreat home near the St. Croix River in Hudson, Wisconsin at the age of 92.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Fraser, Arvonne S." Library of Congress. Retrieved 3 July 2014.
  2. 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 9780195334029CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link) Online version, subscription required.
  3. "Arvonne Fraser, who blazed her own trail as women's rights advocate, dies at 92". Star Tribune. August 7, 2018.