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Anita Louise Koop

Anita Louise Koop, American resort company executive, utility company owner. Certified in performance. Recipient Jackson County Fair Queen award, Jackson County Fair Association, 1959, award, Mississippi Texas Farm Bureau, 1961.


  • Koop, Anita Louise was born on April 28, 1942 in Edna, Texas, United States. Daughter of Arnold Fred and Anita (Wiede) Koop.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Del Mar College, 1963. Bachelor of Music, University Corpus Christi, 1968.


    • Insurance clerk Higher Education Butt Grocery Company, Corpus Christi, 1964—1966. Teacher, music Odem Indiana School District, Texas, 1968—1971. Private teacher, piano and music theory Refugio, 1971—1977.

      Secretary Koop Inc., Edna, 1977—1983. Managing partner Carancahua Beach Properties, Port Alto, 1977—1980. President Anita's Resort Properties Inc., since 1980, Sunilandings Utilities Inc., Port Lavaca, Texas, since 1981, Sunilandings Property Owners Association, Port Lavaca, since 1982, Sunilandings Marina, Port Lavaca, since 1984.

      Co-owner Sunilandings Investments and Real Estate Management, since 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Certified in performance.


    • Co-author: All Levels Music Theory, 1971.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Lutheran


    Judge Miss American Preliminary Pageant South Texas Area, since 1978. Member of American Business Women's Association, Jackson County History Society, Calhoun County Chamber of C. (director 1985-1988, tourism committee since 1982, secretary 1987), Calhoun County Board Realtors, Boating Trades Association Texas, Builders Association Texas, Builders Association Victoria, Marina Association Texas (director 1987, secretary & treasurer, executive board 1988), National Builders Association.



    Fishing, water-skiing, reading.


    • Married Darrell Joe Burditt, August 31, 1963 (divorced December 1977). Married Terry Jack Cox, April 19, 1987.
    • father: Arnold Fred Koop
    • mother: Anita (Wiede) Koop
    • spouses: Darrell Joe Burditt
    • Terry Jack Cox
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    Born April 28, 1942
    (age 75)
    • 1963
      Del Mar College
    • 1968
      University Corpus Christi
    • 1964 - 1966
      Insurance clerk, Higher Education Butt Grocery Company
      Corpus Christi, Texas, United States
    • 1968 - 1971
      Texas, United States
    • 1971 - 1977
      private teacher
    • 1977 - 1983
      secretary, Koop Incorporated
      Edna, Texas, United States
    • 1977 - 1980
      managing partner, Carancahua Beach Properties
    • 1980
      president, Anita's Resort Properties Incorporated
    • 1981
      president, Anita's Resort Properties Incorporated
      Port Lavaca, Texas, United States
    • 1982
      president, Anita's Resort Properties Incorporated
      Port Lavaca, Texas, United States
    • 1984
      president, Anita's Resort Properties Incorporated
      Port Lavaca, Texas, United States
    • 1984
      co-owner Sunilandings Investments and Real Estate Management
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