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Willis Mcclellan Grimm

Willis Mcclellan Grimm, American school financial officer.

Background

  • Grimm, Willis Mcclellan was born on May 13, 1935 in Gate City, Virginia, United States. Son of Samuel Harvey Junior and Lue Verna (Cline) Grimm.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, East Tennessee State University, 1962. Master of Science, American University, 1969. Associate of Arts certified, Auburn University, 1975.

    Career

    • Bookkeeper Brooks Sand & Gravel Company, Kingsport, Tennessee, 1953-1957, United Oil Corporation, Columbus, Georgia, 1965-1966. Transportation supervisor Russell County Board Education, Phenix City, Alabama, 1966-1967, from supervisor to assistant superintendent services, 1967-1975, assistant superintendent administration, since 1975.

    Politics

    Religious freedom should be supported and the expressions of faith of others should be respected.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Baptists can be referred to as the ‘people of the Book’, because the Bible gives time proven principles of living for every area of life, including marriage, child rearing, family, relationships, finances, and spiritual living.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    The strong feature of Baptism is the role of local people take for the fabric of church buildings and manses and for the handling of money.

    Membership

    Member Columbus Civic Chorale, since 1985. Candidate Alabama House of Representatives, Phenix City, 1974. Director American Red Cross Russell County chapter, 1984-1988, chairman, 1988-1991.

    Program chairman, vice chairman, chairman Russell County Rural Development Committee, 1992-1996. Member Association School Business Officials International (registered school business administrator, member transportation research committee since 1988), Association United States Army, Reserve Officers Association, Alabama Association School Business Officials (director, president 1983-1989), Alabama Council for School Administration and Supervision, Alabama School Plant Management Association (president 1991-1993), Russell County Education Association (president 1969-1971), Phenix City Lions Club (president, secretary, director 1975-1985, 94-96, cabinet secretary Alabama chapter district 34-5 1978-1979).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, travel, choral activities, walking, gardening.

    Connections

    • Married Betty Joyce Nipper, October 25, 1962 (divorced January 1970). Married Patricia Gail Watford, November 18, 1978. Stepchildren: Damon Lindsey Sanders, Julie Lynn Sanders.
    • father: Samuel Harvey Grimm Junior
    • mother: Lue Verna (Cline) Grimm
    • spouses: Betty Joyce Nipper
    • Patricia Gail Watford
    • children: Damon Lindsey Sanders Grimm
    • Julie Lynn Sanders Grimm
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    Nationality
    • 1962
      East Tennessee State University
    • 1969
      American University
    • 1975
      Auburn University
    • 1953 - 1957
      Bookkeeper, Brooks Sand & Gravel Company
      Kingsport, Tennessee, United States
    • 1965 - 1966
      Bookkeeper, Brooks Sand & Gravel Company
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      transportation supervisor Russell County Board Education
      Phenix City, Alabama, United States