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Ida Katherine Rhodus

Ida Katherine Rhodus, American steel company executive. Named Kentucky Colonel. Member of Women in Construction (director 1978-1982).

Background

  • Rhodus, Ida Katherine was born on July 21, 1956 in Richmond, Kentucky, United States. Daughter of Robert Buford and Imogene (Adams) Rhodus.

  • Education

    • Attended, Kentucky University, 1973. Attended, University Kentucky, 1978.

    Career

    • Teller Bank Commerce, Lexington, Kentucky, 1974—1975. Sales/estimator Mid State Steel Company, 1975—1978, Harry Gordon Steel Company, Lexington, 1978—1981. Estimator Mosher Steel Company, Houston, 1981—1982, Galaxy Steel Company, Houston, 1982—1984.

      Manager estimating Republic Iron Works, since 1984. Manager sales and estimating Superior Iron Works Inc., 1984—1986. President Spectrum Metals Corporation, since 1986.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of Women in Construction (director 1978-1982).

    Connections

    • Married Gary Paul Howard, December 9, 1983.
    • father: Robert Buford Rhodus
    • mother: Imogene (Adams) Rhodus
    • spouse: Gary Paul Howard
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    Born July 21, 1956
    (age 61)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Kentucky University
    • 1978
      University Kentucky
    • 1974 - 1975
      Teller Bank Commerce
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
    • 1975 - 1978
      sales/estimator Mid State Steel Company
    • 1978 - 1981
      sales/estimator Mid State Steel Company
      Lexington, Kentucky, United States
    • 1981 - 1982
      estimator Mosher Steel Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1982 - 1984
      estimator Mosher Steel Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1984
      manager, estimating Republic Iron Works
    • 1984 - 1986
      manager, sales and estimating Superior Iron Works Incorporated
    • 1986
      president, Spectrum Metals Corporation
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