Joan Mondale

Second Lady of the United States from 1977 to 1981

Joan Adams Mondale (née Adams; August 8, 1930 – February 3, 2014) was the second lady of the United States from 1977 to 1981 as the wife of the 42nd vice president of the United States, Walter Mondale.

Joan Mondale
Second Lady of the United States
In role
January 20, 1977 – January 20, 1981
Vice PresidentWalter Mondale
Preceded byHappy Rockefeller
Succeeded byBarbara Bush
Personal details
Born(1930-08-08)August 8, 1930
Eugene, Oregon
DiedFebruary 3, 2014(2014-02-03) (aged 83)
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Walter Mondale
(m. 1955–2014; her death)
ChildrenTheodore A. Mondale
Eleanor Mondale (deceased)
William H. Mondale
ParentsJohn Maxwell Adams
Eleanor Jane Hall

Early life and education change

Mondale was born to John Maxwell Adams and Eleanor Jane Hall.[1] She was one of the three daughters in her family.[1] She attended schools in Wallingford, Pennsylvania.[1]

Death change

On February 2, 2014, the Mondale family announced that she had entered hospice care for Alzheimer's disease.[2] She died at the hospice from the disease in Minneapolis the following day, surrounded by members of her family.[3]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "JOAN MONDALE: Finding Aids". Minnesota Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-01-14.
  2. Brian Peterson. "Joan Mondale, wife of former VP Walter Mondale, dies at 83". Star Tribune. Retrieved 2014-02-04.
  3. "Joan Mondale, wife of former VP Walter, dies at 83". 2011-12-15. Retrieved 2014-02-04.