Susan Kolsum Barrington

Profile Updated: November 25, 2015
Susan Kolsum
Residing In: Cato, NY USA
Spouse/Partner: Edward J Barrington Jr
Occupation: Violin Teacher/Semi-Retired
Children: Tracy Mitts, born 1970
Judd Madsen, born 1972
6 other step children and a total of 26 grandchildren More…and 2 great grandchildren
Yes! Attending Reunion

Attended the U of M; took classes throughout my career on an as-needed-for-what-I-was-doing-at-the-time basis (clerical, accounting, art, music, photography, web design). Held positions in HR/EB at Control Data in Minneapolis and Consolidated Packaging in Chicago. Nine years in law offices, one of which was a Special Prosecutor's Office for Onondaga County, NY which investigated political corruption in Syracuse/Onondaga County. Community Action Agency for five years as a Consumer Advocate; sat on several boards related to community action. Taught business courses for displaced workers/homemakers at Bryant and Stratton. Seventeen years at Unity Mutual Life ultimately as Manager of Telecommunications and Office Services. Taught violin in YMCA after school programs in two inner city schools. Telecom consultant. Musician since 1954. Served as Treasurer of the New York State Old Tyme Fiddlers Association for six years and currently the President of the Oswego Valley Fiddlers. Ongoing violin/fiddle teacher. Inducted into the North American Fiddlers Hall of Fame, New York Inductee, in July 2015.

School Story:

Used to have fun walking down the halls at Roosevelt, lined by the boys, who loved to watch the girls go by! Found nothing better, even in pro games, than the nighttime Roosevelt football games--they were just special.