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Thomas Clinton Letts

Thomas Clinton Letts, American farmer, rancher, retired educator. Member Texas Teachers Association (president district VI retired teachers section), Texas Retired Teachers (state parliamentarian), Huntsville-Walker County Association (president 1977), Walker County Chamber of C. (director 1946-1949), Kappa Delta Pi.

Background

  • Letts, Thomas Clinton was born on March 15, 1911 in El Campo, Texas, United States. Son of Henry Frank and Clara (Spencer) Letts.

  • Education

    • Student University Houston, 1935-1936, 47-48. Bachelor of Science, Sam Houston State University, 1937. Master of Science, Texas A. and M. University, 1945, postgraduate, 1948-1952.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Margaret Sue Letts Hopper. Teacher, principal, superintendent public schools, Texas, 1929-1942. Clerk War Department, 1942.

      Work unit conservationist United States Department Agriculture, 1943-1946. Associate professor Sam Houston State University, 1946-1958. Agriculturist Foreign Operations Administration, Tel Aviv, 1953-1954.

      Educationist International Cooperation Administration, Taipei, Taiwan, 1955-1957, elementary education adviser, Asuncion, Paraguay, 1958-1960. Teacher educational adviser USOM, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 1960-1962. Elementary education adviser Agency for International Development, Recife, Brazil, 1963-1965.

      Area development officer USOM, Dinh Turong Province, Vietnam, 1965, agricultural education officer Agency for International Development, Saigon, Vietnam, 1966-1971. Farmer, rancher Walker and Williamson Counties, Texas, since 1971. Senior Congressional intern, 1980.

      Executive committee Wharton County Inter-Scholastic League, 1935-1937. Chairman Texas joint legislation committee National Retired Teachers Association/American Association Retired Persons, 1980-1981. National delegate White House Conference on Aging, 1981.

      Board directors Trinity River Authority, 1983-1989, Grand Person's Center, Huntsville-Walker County, 1984-1986.

    Membership

    Member Texas Teachers Association (president district VI retired teachers section), Texas Retired Teachers (state parliamentarian), Huntsville-Walker County Association (president 1977), Walker County Chamber of C. (director 1946-1949), Kappa Delta Pi. Clubs: Rotary (past president, Paul Harris fellow).

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Evelyn McDaniel, October 27, 1934.
    • father: Henry Frank Letts
    • mother: Clara (Spencer) Letts
    • spouse: Margaret Evelyn McDaniel
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    Born March 15, 1911
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