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Mrs. Joseph Elected
Twin City Barge
Mrs. Geri M. Joseph, former
U.S. Ambassador to the Nether- lands, has been elected to the board of directors of Twin City
Barge, Inc., St. Paul, Minn., it was announced recently by John
W. Lambert, chairman of the board.
A life-long resident of the Twin
Cities, before becoming Ambas- sador in 1978, Mrs. Joseph had a distinguished journalistic ca- reer, specializing in health, edu- cation, and other social concerns.
As a contributing editor and col- umnist for the Minneapolis Trib- une, she won the Sigma Delta
Chi award for a series on hospi- tals, as well as five American
Newspaper Guild awards for oth- er writings.
Mr. Lambert said the addition of Mrs. Joseph creates an 11- person board for TCB, five of whom are outside directors.
Twin City Barge is a diversi- fied company engaged in river transportation, barge construc-
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