Patricia Owens was born in East Grand Forks, Minnesota. She was the Mayor of Grand Forks, North Dakota, during the 1997 Red River Flood.
Biography and Career:
Patricia Owens worked for 33 years as a mayor's executive. In 1996 she got the mayor title for herself, with 76% votes. She was the first Grand Forks' female mayor. After only one year the city was stroke down by the Red River Flood.
For her efforts in and after the time of the flood she received a lot of awards and recognitions/ In 2002, when she candidate for a second term, she was defeated by Dr. Michael Brown. In the same year she participated at the Mayors' Campaign Against Breast Cancer.
In 2001, Patricia Owens moved to Ocala, Florida after she was honored with a Doctor of Letters degree from
the University of North Dakota.
Birth Name: Patricia Owens
Nick Name: Patricia Owens
Years active: 1996 - 2000
Why do we like Patricia Owens?
We like Patricia Owens because she is a woman and succeed to had a leading position during the flood that devastated the East Grand Forks, North Dakota in April 1997.
Why is Patricia Owens famous?
Patricia Owens is famous because she was the mayor of Grand Forks, North Dakota in April 1997, during the flood. She rebuild the city with the founds obtained from Bill Clinton.
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