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Geri M. Joseph

Born: 19-Jun-1923
Birthplace: St. Paul, MN

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist, Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Ambassador to the Netherlands, 1978-81

Speechwriter for Hubert Humphrey's mayoral campaign, 1948.

Father: Sam Mack
Mother: Edith Mack
Husband: David Hoffner (div., one daughter)
Daughter: Shelley
Husband: Burton Joseph (m. 1953, two sons)
Son: Ira
Son: Scott

    University: BS Journalism, University of Minnesota (1946, magna cum laude)
    Administrator: Staff, Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota (1983-93)

    US Ambassador to the Netherlands (1978-81)
    US Official Commission on Mental Health (1977)
    US Official Commission on Income Maintenance Programs (1967-69)
    National Institute of Mental Health Advisory council (1962-67)
    US Official Commission on Youth Employment (1962-63)
    The Minneapolis Star-Tribune Contributing Editor, Columnist (1972-78)
    The Minneapolis Star-Tribune Staff writer (1946-53)
    Member of the Board of Honeywell
    Member of the Board of Hormel
    Member of the Board of Northwestern Bell
    Member of the Board of Northwestern National Bank
    National Mental Health Association President (1968-69)
    Democratic National Committee Vice-Chair (1969)
    Democratic National Committee Minnesota (1963)
    Sigma Delta Chi Honor Society
    Council on Foreign Relations

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