Dorothy Sands Swanson

Honored by:Donald and Patricia Swanson
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Dorothy Marie Sands was born in Ottumwa, Iowa in 1929. She graduated from Agency High School in 1947. She graduated from Iowa State University in 1951 in Food Nutrition with a major in Dietetics. She applied her degree in a career as a dietitian. She retired in 1994 from the Ottuwma Regional Health Center.

In 1952, she married Charles Edwin Swanson. Charles was born in Ottumwa, Iowa in 1929 and graduated from ISU in 1956 in Animal Husbandry. He is engaged in farming near Agency, Iowa.

Attending ISU is a tradition in Dorothy's family. Her father William A. Sands, graduated in 1922 in Animal Husbandry and her son Donald Charles Swanson graduated in 1984 in Agriculture Business.

Submitted on 7/1/96