Janet Dempsey Steiger

Janet Steiger (June 10, 1939 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin - April 3, 2004 in Fort Myers, Florida) was an American politician. She graduated from Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. On August 10, 1963, she married William A. Steiger, who was elected to the United States House of Representatives. They had one son, William R. Steiger, who is presently Director of the Office of Global Health Affairs at the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, where he has been the subject of controversy for his role in the politicization of science. A member of the Republican Party, she was chairman of the Postal Rate Commission from 1981 to 1989 and chairperson of the Federal Trade Commission from August 11, 1989 to April 11, 1995.

Personal details

Date of birth
June 10th, 1939
Date of death
April 3rd, 2004 at age of 64
Places lived
Oshkosh , Wisconsin
pop. 66,778 (2013)




1. Lawrence University Colleges/University

Lawrence University is a private liberal arts college in Appleton, Wisconsin. Founded in 1847, the first classes were held on November 12, 1849. Lawrence was the second college in the United States to be founded as a coeducational institution. The school is a member of the Colleges That Change Lives and one of the Great Books Colleges.

Type Private school
2010. 180 mil. $
Institution colors
711 E. Boldt Way, 54911 - Appleton, Wisconsin
2010. 1,557
2009. 1,495
Acceptance rate
2010. 53.0 %
Local tuition
2010. 36 K $
Official web page www.lawrence.edu
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People attended Lawrence University connected by profession and/or age

b. 1943., Businessperson
b. 1940., Academic
b. 1943., Composer
b. 1943., Religious Leader
b. 1935., Religious Leader
b. 1975., Video Game Designer
b. 1951., Politician
b. 1848., Writer


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