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Carol Hardison Rittenhouse

Carol Hardison Rittenhouse, American manager, community health nurse. Registered Nurse., Georgia, Indiana. Recipient Jane Delano award American National Red Cross, 1992, Outstanding Young Women of America award, 1975.


  • Rittenhouse, Carol Hardison was born on September 25, 1943 in Macon, Georgia, United States. Daughter of John Wesley and Helen Elizabeth (Branam) Hardison.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of science in nursing, Florida State University, 1964.


    • Psychiatric nurse Madison (Indiana) State Hospital, 1964. Public health nurse Fulton County Health Department, Atlanta, 1965-1970. Director nursing and health services American Red Cross, 1973-1978, director training and development, 1978-1984, assistant manager, 1984-1992, manager operations, 1992-1994, general manager, since 1994.

      Secretary of board, executive committee Agency for International Development Atlanta, 1986-1991. Steering committee Atlanta Wellness Council, 1985-1991. National Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome/Human Immunodeficiency Virus advisory committee American Red Cross, Washington, 1991-1993.

      National faculty National Institute Training Conference/American Red Cross Washington, 1978-1994.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse., Georgia, Indiana.


    Baptists believe that it is important that every person, every individual discover the richness and incredible purity of a close relationship with God.

    Party affiliation: Republican


    Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

    Denomination: Baptist


    As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.


    Member Young Representatives, Atlanta, 1965-1967, Moorings Homeowners Association, Lithonia, Georgia, since 1976, East Point (Georgia) Junior Women's Club, 1965-1973. Member Atlanta Regional Commission Health, since 1994. Co-chairman volunteer committee Atlanta Committee for Olympic Games, 1994-1996.

    Member American Nurses Association (board directors 1982-1985), American Nurses Foundation (board directors 1982-1987), Georgia Nurses Association (vice president 1975-1979, president 1979-1981, Special Recognition award 1982), Georgia Nurses Foundation (vice president 1983-1985, 92-95, 96—, president 1980-1983), Georgia Society Association Executives, Midtown Atlana Rotary (board directors 1997), Sigma Theta Tau.



    Music, singing, piano.


    • Married Oliver Charles Rittenhouse, August 29, 1964. Children: Todd Wesley, Lisa Cheryl.
    • father: John Wesley Hardison
    • mother: Helen Elizabeth (Branam) Hardison
    • spouse: Oliver Charles Rittenhouse
    • children: Todd Wesley Rittenhouse
    • Lisa Cheryl Rittenhouse
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    Born September 25, 1943
    (age 74)