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Jack Henderson Springer

Jack Henderson Springer, American municipal agency administrator. Decorated Bronze Star, Army Commendation medal.

Background

  • Springer, Jack Henderson was born on April 22, 1917 in Sistersville, West Virginia, United States. Son of A.G. and Joberta (Henderson) Springer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, West Virginia University, 1941, Master of Science, 1949.

    Career

    • Coach, commandant Fishburne Military School, Waynesboro, Virginia, 1946-1948. Coach Manchester (Virginia) High School and Galax (Virginia) High School, 1948-1954. Director recreation Statesville (North Carolina) Recreation Department, 1954-1982.

      Past national board directors Babe Ruth Baseball Inc. Past president Iredell County Cancer Association. President Carolina Dogwood Festival 1972-1973.

    Politics

    Church members should educate themselves on the moral issues being debated in the public arena.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Church members should be close and caring to feel each other's pains and problems. The good of the whole body of the Christian society should be put before individual needs.

    Membership

    Served to major United States Army, 1941-1946. Member National Recreation and Park Association, North Carolina Recreation and Park Society (past vice president, fellow award, Meritorious Service plaque 1981), American Association Retired Persons, West Virginia University Alumni Association (life), North Carolina Senior Citizens.

    Connections

    • Married Wanda Attice Davis, June 7, 1952. Children: Jack Henderson, Marjo Springer Poole.
    • father: A.G. Springer
    • mother: Joberta (Henderson) Springer
    • spouse: Wanda Attice Davis
    • children: Jack Henderson Springer
    • Marjo Springer Poole Springer
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