Longtime KBPS/Portland GM Patricia Green Swenson Dies At 93
January 11, 2010 at 4:33 AM (PT)
Condolences to family and friends of former PORTLAND PUBLIC SCHOOLS noncommercial KBPS-A-F/PORTLAND, OR General Manager PATRICIA GREEN SWENSON, who died JANUARY 4th at her home in PORTLAND at 93, according to the OREGONIAN's PETER AMES CARLIN.
SWENSON joined KBPS in 1946 and managed the stations from 1947 through 1994. She also served on the first Board of Directors of NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO.
KBPS-F was sold to ALL CLASSICAL PUBLIC MEDIA a year after SWENSON retired; it is presently Classical KQAC.