Mary Groves Bland

Mary Groves Bland DEMDemocrat

American politician (1936-2016)

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Mary Groves BlandDEMDemocrat American politician (1936-2016)
80
Age at Death1936-2016
23
Years of Experience
MOResidence (state)

Mary Groves Bland (January 24, 1936 – February 19, 2016) was an American politician and advocate for mental health and health services who served in the Missouri House of Representatives from 1981 to 1998 and in the Missouri Senate from the 9th district from 1998 to 2005.She died from complications related to Alzheimer's disease on February 19, 2016, in Chattanooga, Tennessee at age 80.

Education4 - 4 of 2
R. T. Cole High School
1954
Ottawa University
Certificate of community relations
Past Positions1 - 8 of 8
Senator
Missouri State Senate
1998 - 2004
Experience
Missouri State House of Reprentatives
1981 - 1998
Vice President
National Black Cacus of State Legislators
1989
Certified
Property Management, Ottwa University
Certified
Personal Management, Ottwa Univesity
Certified
Executive Policy Planning, Harvard University
Certified
Community Consultant, Ottwa University
Experience
Freelance Community Personnel Consultant
Other Experience1 - 11 of 11
Experience
Niles Home For Childern
Experience
St. James Paseo United Methodist Church
Experience
Town Fork Creek Neighborhood Association
Experience
Southeast Neighborhood Coalition
Experience
US Commission on Civil Rights
Experience
Clymer Center
Freedom
Inc., Executive Board
Missouri Legislative Black Caucus
past Chair
National Black Caucus of State Legislators
Executive Board
Chair
Special Ocmmunity Committee on Kansas City School District
Honary Chair
State Wide Minority Health Cmmittee