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City planner , artist and writer

Connie Chorlton Henderson, American City planner, artist and writer.


Henderson, Connie Chorlton was born on July 16, 1944 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Daughter of Robert Brown and Lorraine Madeline (Marquardt) Chorlton.


Bachelor, Anderson University, 1966. Master of Arts Education, St. Francis College, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1972. Master of Public Administration, University Texas San Antonio, 1987.


Art coordinator Fort Wayne Community Schools, 1966—1967. Teacher art East Allen County Schools, New Haven, 1968—1971, 1974—1979. Instructor Manchester College, North Manchester, Indiana, 1971—1972.

Research associate Tremar Real Estate Research, San Antonio, 1983—1984. Volunteer planning assistant City of San Antonio, 1985—1988, planner I, 1988—1989, project management specialist, 1990, coordinator conservation education, 1990—1991. Planner II San Antonio Water Systems, 1991—1996, since 2003, coordinator water education, 1996—1997, coordinator special events., 1998—2002.

Youth education specialist, 2003—2005. Coordinator special events, 2006. Retired, 2006

Docent (volunteer) San Antonio Museum Association.

Research manager N. San Antonio Chamber of C., 1988.


  • Other Work

    • Artist: numerous paintings and fiber sculptures in juried and invitational shows, 1966-1980. Poetess: (2d prize Iowa Poetry Day Association, 1961).


Board directors Texas Society to Prevent Blindness, San Antonio, 1981-1983. Vice president University Texas at San Antonio Women's Club, 1981-1982, president 1983-1984. Member San Antonio Conservation Society, since 1985, member Assistance League of San Antonio, since 1988, liason Thrift House, San Antonio, 1995-1996.

Co-president River Gardens Family and Friends, 1993-1994, secretary, 1995-1996. Secretary Rebuilding Together San Antonio, 2005-2006. Member American Planning Association (certified planner, assistant director San Antonio section 1990, director, 1991-1993), University Texas San Antonio Alumni Assn.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, reading, landscape design, swimming, music visits.


Married Dwight Franklin Henderson, December 24, 1966. 1 child, Patricia.

Robert Brown Chorlton

Lorraine Madeline (Marquardt) Chorlton

Dwight Franklin Henderson

Patricia Henderson