Harriett Maroy Jones Claxton Edit Profile
Associate of Arts with honors, Bethel Woman's College, 1949. Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, Mercer U., 1951;Master of Education, Georgia College, 1965. Social worker Laurens County Welfare Board, Dublin, 1951-1956.
High school teacher, Dublin, 1961-1966. Instructor Middle Georgia College, Cochran, 1966-1971, assistant Professor of English, literature and speech, 1971-1985, associate professor 1985-1986. Research teacher Trinity Christian School, 1986, 92, senior English teacher, 1986-1987.
Part-time teacher, Georgia College, 1987, East Georgia College, 1988-1999, Middle Georgia College, 1985-1997. Weekly columnist Dublin Courier Herald, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals and newspapers.
Editor Laurens County History, II, 1987. Author: History of Laurens Superior Court. President board Dublin Association Fine Arts, 1974-1976, 82-84, 90-98, Dublin History Society, 1976-1978, 95-98.
Member Laurens County Library. Board, 1960-1968; chairman Dublin History Review Board, 1980. Secretary American Association Retired Persons, 1987-1990.
Vice president Dublin Cmty. Concert, 1991-1998. Named Woman of Year, St. Patrick's Festival, Dublin, 1979, Most Popular Teacher, Dublin Center, 1985, Olympic Torch Bearer 1996. President, Chairman of the Board Mensea/Laurens unit American Cancer Society.
Social worker Laurens County Welfare Board, Dublin, 1951-1956. High School teacher, 1961-1966. Instructor Middle Georgia College, Cochran, 1966-1971, assistant professor English, literature and speech, 1971-1985, associate professor, 1985-1986, adjunct professor, since 1987.
Research teacher Trinity Christian School, 1986, 92, senior English teacher, 1986-1987. Retired, 1987
Instructor Georgia College, 1987, E. Georgia College, 1988—1999. Weekly columnist Dublin Courier Herald, since 1995.
All Christians, and particularly those in leadership positions, should prayerfully seek God’s mind and will and strongly to consider the potential problems of politicizing the church and the pulpit before endorsing candidates.
President, chairman board Mensea/Laurens unit American Cancer Society, since 1995. Secretary American Association Retired Persons, 1987—1990. Vice president Dublin Community Concert, 1991—1998.
Member preservation committee Hardy Smith House, 1998—2000. Chairman Dublin Historic Review Board, since 1986. Board directors Friends Veterans, Heart Georgia Altamaha Regional Development Center, 1998, secretary, since 2002.
Board director Laurens County Library., Dublin-Laurens Arts Council, since 2001. Member of United Daughters of the Confederacy (chaplain since 1999), Daughters of the American Revolution (regent, vice regent, historian, state, district, national awards), Southern Dames of America, Georgia Press Association, Dublin Association Fine Arts (president board 1974-1976, 1982-1984, 1990-1998, 2001-2003), Dublin History Society (president 1976-1978, 1995-1998, board directors since 1998), Continental Society Daughters Indian Wars, Woman's Study Club (president), Erin Garden Club, United States Daughters of 1812 since 2007, Daughters Colonial Wars (secretary 2004-2007, treasurer since 2007), Daughters American Colonists (secretary since 2004), Delta Kappa Gamma (treasurer), Chi Delta Phi (secretary), Phi Theta Kappa (treasurer), Alpha Delta Pi (Middle Georgia alumni chapter since 1999, scholarship plaque 1950), Sigma Mu.
Married Edward B. Claxton, Junior, May 27, 1953. Children: E. B. III, Paula Jones.
1951 - 1956
1961 - 1966
1966 - 1971
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