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Mildred Lucas Reddoch

Mildred Lucas Reddoch, American writer. Certified teacher, Texas, Arkansas. Recipient George Washington award Freedoms Foundation, 1964,, Golden Poet award World of Poetry, 1985-1989; named Most Outstanding Teacher Arkansas, Freedoms Foundation, 1969; inductee American Biographical Institute Hall of Fameff, 1990.

Background

  • Reddoch, Mildred Lucas was born on March 1, 1916 in Texarkana, Texas, United States. Daughter of Robert Austin and Mary Jane (Waggoner) Lucas.

  • Education

    • Master of Education, Sam Houston State University, 1964.

    Career

    • Secretary Southwestern Bell Telephone Сompany, Houston, 1936-1938. Interviewer Texas State Employment Commission, 1940-1942. Teacher Houston Independent School District, 1946-1955, 68-75, Texarkana (Arkansas) School District, 1956-1962.

      Writer, president The Think Business, Inc., Houston, 1980-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher, Texas, Arkansas.

    Works

    • Author: So White the Lilies, 1980, (poems) Gems to Be Polished, 1978, 90. Contributor poems to anthologies and magazines. Writer, director local children's television programs.

    Membership

    Volunteer counselor Escape Center for Abused Children, Houston, 1982-1985. Member presidential trust committee Republican Party, Washington and Houston, 1988-1998, campaigner, member presidential task force, Ronald Reagan Convention Center. Assistant director Houston Little Theater, 1964-1966.

    Bible teacher local Christian Church, 1980-1984. Life member Republican Presidential Task Force, 1990. Member National Association of Female Executives, National Institute Business Management, Inc., Mensa, United States Senatorial Club, National League American Pen Women (president 1984-1998, member national executive board 1988-1998), National History Society, Delta Kappa Gamma.

    Personality

    Interests

    Stamps, sympnony and theater productions.

    Connections

    • Married Elbert Dorris Reddoch, September 25, 1938 (deceased 1956). Children: David, Ada Lynn Reddoch Kessler.
    • father: Robert Austin Lucas
    • mother: Mary Jane (Waggoner) Lucas
    • spouse: Elbert Dorris Reddoch
    • children: David Reddoch
    • Ada Lynn Reddoch Kessler Reddoch
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    Born March 1, 1916
    Died April 25, 1998
    (aged 82)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Sam Houston State University
    • 1936 - 1938
      Secretary, Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1940 - 1942
      interviewer Texas State Employment Commission
    • 1946 - 1955
      teacher, Houston Independent School District
    • 1956 - 1962
      teacher, Houston Independent School District
    • 1980 - 1998
      writer, The Think Business
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1980 - 1998
      president, The Think Business
      Houston, Texas, United States