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Anita Elizabeth Dabney

Anita Elizabeth Dabney, American real estate specialist. Recipient Felicitations award City of Buffalo Common Council, 1981.

Background

  • Dabney, Anita Elizabeth was born on July 27, 1951 in Belleville, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Oliver Junious and Lois (Blayton) Dabney.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science cum laude, Spelman College, 1973. Master of Science, Cornell University, 1976.

    Career

    • Manager neighborhood revitalization City of Buffalo Department Community Development, 1978-1979. Community development representative New York Division Housing and Community Renewal, Buffalo, 1979-1981. With real estate investment department The Travelers Insurance Company, Houston, 1981-1987, Dallas, 1987-1989.

      President Real Estate Ventures Plus, since 1989.

    Politics

    God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    In modern culture the ability to make decisions and choose our own path in life has extremely high value. But through the faith we voluntarily surrender to God in love and joy.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The erroneous notion that one gender must strive against another cannot be accepted.

    Membership

    Board member, chairman finance committee Young Women’s Christian Association Erie County, Buffalo, 1977-1980. Board member, member housing committee Buffalo Urban League, 1979-1981. Member advisory committee Houston Metropolitan Ministries, 1986-1987, Friends Dallas Opportunities Industrialization Centers American, since 1988.

    Member, coordinator political forums National Coalition 100 Black Women, Houston, 1985-1987. Member finance committee new sanctuary development Windsor Village Methodist Church, Houston, 1986-1987. Founding member Christia Adair Society Political Action committee, since 1987.

    Member Urban Bankers Association, Commercial Real Estate Women Dallas (outstanding new member 1989). Clubs: Girl Friends, Inc. (Houston) (recording secretary 1984-1986).

    Personality

    Interests

    Arts, photography, politics.

    Connections

    • father: Oliver Junious Dabney
    • mother: Lois (Blayton) Dabney
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    Born July 27, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Spelman College
    • 1976
      Cornell University
    • 1978 - 1979
      Manager, neighborhood revitalization City of Buffalo Department Community Development
    • 1979 - 1981
      community development representative New York Division Housing and Community Renewal
      Buffalo, New York, United States
    • 1981 - 1987
      with real estate investment department The Travelers Insurance Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      with real estate investment department The Travelers Insurance Company
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1989
      president, Real Estate Ventures Plus

    Award