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embroidery executive

Eiko Sakaki McKissick, Japanese, American embroidery executive. Member American Business Women (Swamp Fox chapter, 1968-1971, treasurer Wren chapter 1971-1973, Charleston 1972-1973, vice president 1975-1976, named Woman of Year 1972, Boss of Year Wren chapter 1977), All Japan Bunka Embroidery Association of the United States (Master degree, 1980, president 1976-1998, president Kiku chapter 1976-1998).

Background

McKissick, Eiko Sakaki was born on January 14, 1927 in Hamamatsu, Japan. Daughter of Rikuro and Sumuko (Sano) Sakaki.

Education

Graduate, Tokyo Bunak School of Art, 1967.

Career

Seamstress United States Air Force, Johnson Air Force Base, Japan, 1946-1947. Freelance seamstress Japan, 1947-1954, Minute Cleaners, Fort Dix, New Jersey, 1955-1956, United States Army Port Cleaners, Fort Dix, 1956-1957. Freelance alterations St. Petersburg, Florida, 1961-1964.

President Japanese Bunka Embroidery, Charleston, South Carolina, 1968-1998.

Membership

Member American Business Women (Swamp Fox chapter, 1968-1971, treasurer Wren chapter 1971-1973, Charleston 1972-1973, vice president 1975-1976, named Woman of Year 1972, Boss of Year Wren chapter 1977), All Japan Bunka Embroidery Association of the United States (Master degree, 1980, president 1976-1998, president Kiku chapter 1976-1998).

Connections

Married George F. McKissick, November 4, 1954. Children: Roseanna S. McCarthy, Diana Marie.

father:
Rikuro Sakaki

mother:
Sumuko (Sano) Sakaki

spouse:
George F. McKissick

child:
Roseanna S. McCarthy McKissick

child:
Diana Marie McKissick