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  Specter, Joan L.
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AffiliationRepublican  
  2003-01-01  
 
NameJoan L. Specter
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born 00, 1934 (84 years)
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Dec 26, 2008 02:01am
Tags Caucasian - Pro-Choice - Married - Judaism -
InfoPhiladelphia City Council 1980-1996
National Council on the Arts 1998-

Ms. Joan Specter, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has balanced successful careers in both business and public service. Initially, she founded three cooking schools, became a Food Columnist and Radio Consumer Reporter. She then started and built a wholesale frozen pie company, with distributors in thirty states that supplied pies to a major restaurant chain. Ms. Specter also served as Philadelphia City Councilwoman At-Large for sixteen years. While with the City Council, she was on the Finance Committee, initiated a major program on "Art In City Hall", and was a major supporter of turning South Broad Street into the "Avenue of the Arts". Ms. Specter was also deeply involved in community health and education issues. Ms. Specter serves on the boards of the Jefferson Bank, Chestnut Hill College, and the Medical College of Pennsylvania. She is a former member of the Philadelphia Cultural Fund and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Ms. Specter is married to Arlen Specter, U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania.

The National Council on the Arts advises the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts on policies, programs, and procedures for carrying out the agency's functions, duties, and responsibilities. Council members are chosen for their widely recognized knowledge of the arts or their expertise or profound interest in the arts.




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  07/25/1996 US First Lady - R Primary Lost 0.00% (-97.62%)
  11/07/1995 Philadelphia City Council - At-Large Lost 6.83% (-6.61%)
  11/05/1991 Philadelphia City Council - At-Large Won 9.27% (-3.57%)
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