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Willie Bee McMahand

Willie Bee McMahand, American clergyman, construction company executive. Ordained Baptist minister, 1961.

Background

  • McMahand, Willie Bee was born on March 11, 1932 in Simpsonville, South Carolina, United States. Son of Alvin and Ethel (Simpson) McMahand.

  • Education

    • Diploma, Emmaus Bible Institute, 1978. BTh, Morris College, Sumter, South Carolina, 1984. Doctor of Divinity (honorary), Morris College, Sumter, South Carolina, 1983.

      MM, Bethany Theological Seminary, 1987.

    Career

    • Pastor Baptist churches, Walhalla, South Carolina, Landrum, Travelers Rest, Iva, Fountain Inn, Enoree, Flat Rock Baptist Church, Piedmont, since 1974. President, owner McMahand Construction Company, Greenville, since 1969. Preacher throughout Africa.

      Moderator Reedy River Baptist Association, Union Northern 3, Seneca River Association, Tyger River Union. Finance coordinator O.R. Reuben Church Center, Morris College. Supervisor South Carolina Ushers' Auxiliary.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained Baptist minister, 1961.

    Membership

    Trustee Morris College. Delegate South Carolina Democratic Convention, l984, 88. Coordinator Jesse L. Jackson for President, Greenville, l988.

    Campaign manager for South Carolina Cureton for House of Representatives, Greenville, l988. President Greenville Democratic Precinct 24, l988. Member Greenville Baptist Ministers Fellowship (president l985).

    Connections

    • Married Queenell Wideman, September 20, l95l (deceased April l972). Children: David Lewis, Donnie Lee, Arithe, Willie B. Junior, Samuel, Joseph Emanuel. Married Hilda Baldwin, June 30, l973.
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    • 1978
      Emmaus Bible Institute
    • 1984
      Morris College
    • 1983
      Morris College
    • 1987
      Bethany Theological Seminary
    • 1969
      president
      Greenville, North Carolina, United States
    • 1974
      Pastor Baptist churches
      Walhalla, South Carolina, United States