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Mary Virginia Helton

Mary Virginia Helton, American civil engineer. Recipient appreciation award American General Contractor's, 1980. Member American Society Professional and Executive Women, Texas Public Employees Association, Texas State Employees Association (director 1977-1979).

Background

  • Helton, Mary Virginia was born on February 4, 1919 in Collin County, Texas, United States. Daughter of Walter Ennis and Laurine Lavinia (Neighbors) Williams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Mathematics, McMurry College, Abilene, Texas, 1940.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Virginia Beryl. Teacher mathematics Stamford Junior High School, 1940-1943. Head mathematics department Ranger Junior College, 1943-1945.

      With Texas Department highways and Public Transportation, Dallas, 1945-1980, senior design engineer district 18, 1973-1980. Technical consultant Albert H. Halff Associates, 1982-1985. Plans consultant Charles Terry Engineers, since 1989.

      Director, Mesquite (Texas) Social Services, 1971-1973. Member Mesquite Coordination Council, 1976-1979. Ruling elder Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, Mesquite, 1970-1973, clerk session, 1970-1973.

      Ruling elder St. Mark Presbyterian Church, Dallas, 1974-1977, 83-86, delegate to Presbytery, 1970-1977, trustee, 1987-1990. Vice president Resident Council of Sears Heritage Place.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member American Society Professional and Executive Women, Texas Public Employees Association, Texas State Employees Association (director 1977-1979). Clubs: Business and Professional Women's, Altrusa (president 1977-1979, 81-82) (Mesquite).

    Connections

    • father: Walter Ennis Williams
    • mother: Laurine Lavinia (Neighbors) Williams
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    Born February 4, 1919
    Died July 22, 2008
    (aged 89)
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