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image no.: 26002
contact sheet: A0872
collection: Women's Studies Collection
description: Charlotte Louise Oleson, Mla For Gladstone, Mb, Born May 17, 1932 At Minnedosa, Mb, Daughter Of John And Elsie Kingdon. Educated At Manitoba Normal School. Married Stanley Oleson In 1953, Had 3 Children. She Was First Elected To The Manitoba Legislature In 1981. In 1987 She Served As Chief Of Employment Services And Economic Security And Deputy Critic For The Department Of Workplace Safety And Health. From 1981 To 1984 Oleson Was Deputy Critic Of Municipal And Northern Affairs. Before That She Was A Member Of The Glenboro Village Council And During Her Second Term Served As Deputy Mayor. She Served As A Board Member Of The Western Manitoba Regional Library And Director Of The Manitoba Library Trustees' Association. Was A Member Of The Manitoba Human Rights Commission And Was Secretary Treasurer Of The Glenboro And Area Historical Society. She Served In The House From 1981 - 1990, And In The Filman Government From 1988 - 1990 When She Was Minister Of Community Services, Employment Services And Economic Security. She Was Minister Responsible For Status Of Women And Minister Of Family Services When She Retired
subject(s): PersonalitiesPoliticsWomen
date: 1987