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Mary Merle Prunty Howard

Mary Merle Prunty Howard, American environmental engineering executive.


  • Howard, Mary Merle Prunty was born on November 20, 1942 in Columbus, Mississippi, United States. Daughter of Merle Charles Junior and Eugenia (Wyatt) Prunty.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Georgia, 1964. Master of Arts, University Georgia, 1968. Diplomate Education Ministry, University the South, 1981.


    • Editor Harland Bartholomew and Associates Inc., Memphis, 1973, planner, 1973-1979, associate, 1979-1985, head department environmental planning, 1978-1985. Senior planner Kimley-Horn and Associate Inc., West Palm Beach, Florida, 1985-1986. President, chief executive officer Resource Engineering and Planning Inc., since 1986.

      Board director Resource Engineering and Planning Inc.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Active Junior League, Memphis, The Palm Beaches, 1979-1986, sustainer, since 1986. Volunteer Boy Scouts American, Memphis, 1978-1979. Trustee Grace-St. Luke's School, Memphis, 1980-1983.

    Member Association American Geographers (panelist 1982-1983), National Association Female Executives, American Planning Association, American Institute Certified Planners, Memphis Geographic Society (founder, president 1983-1984), Palm Beach County Planning Congress, Professional Services Management Association (south Florida chapter, founding member, board directors), Chi Omega (president 1963-1964). Clubs: Medical Wives (Memphis) (president 1972-1973).


    • Married William Leroy Phillips Junior, September 7, 1964 (divorced). 1 child, William Leroy III. Married Paul King Howard, November 26, 1976.
    • father: Merle Charles Prunty Junior
    • mother: Eugenia (Wyatt) Prunty
    • spouses: William Leroy Phillips Junior
    • Paul King Howard
    • child: William Leroy III Howard
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    Born November 20, 1942
    (age 74)
    • 1964
      University Georgia
    • 1968
      University Georgia
    • 1981
      University the South
    • 1973
      Editor Harland Bartholomew and Associate, s Incorporated
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States
    • 1973 - 1979
      Editor Harland Bartholomew and Associate, s Incorporated
    • 1985 - 1986
      senior, planner Kimley-Horn and Associate Incorporated
      West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
    • 1986
      president, officer Resource Engineering and Planning Incorporated
    • 1986
      chief executive, officer Resource Engineering and Planning Incorporated
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