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Howard Knight,, American procurement analyst. Named one of Outstanding Young American, 1980, 82, 84, 85; recipient Distinguished Service award Third Baptist Missionary Church, 1981.


Knight,, Howard was born on January 27, 1951 in Kaufman, Texas, United States. Son of Frances Lillian (Jackson) Knight Williams.


Bachelor of Science in Business, East Texas State University, Commerce, 1974. Master of Business Administration, East Texas State University, Texarkana, 1979.


Resident assistant East Texas State University, Commerce, 1973-1974. Comptroller intern Rock Island (Illinois) Arsenal, 1974-1978. Procurement analyst Texas State Department Def.Red River Army Depot, Texarkana, 1976-1978.

Manager Greater Southwest Trade Fairs, Texarkana, 1980-1987. Real estate investor, owner The Right Connection, Texarkana, since 1985.


Member executive board Caddo Area Boy Scouts American, Texarkana, since 1986, Private Industry Council, Texarkana, 1979-1982, People Helping People, Inc., 1978-1983. Manager Community Tutorial Program, Redwater, Texas, since 1986. Workshop leader Texarkana Voters Awareness Program.

Organizer, coordinator Martin Luther King Commemoration, Texarkana, since 1986. Instructor Leadership School Unity Baptist Association, since 1984, vice chairman District Board #2, 1985-1985, chairman, since 1985. Pastor Friendship Baptist Church, Redwater, Texas, since 1981.

Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Southcen. Small Business Council (activity chairman Oklahoma City area since 1987, Texarkana Ministerial Fellowship, Texarkana Minority Contractors Association (advisor 1979-1981), Mark O. Haroldsen Finance Freedom Institute, Omega Psi Phi (Second vice president 1972-1974).


  • Other Interests

    Basketball, jogging, walking, skating.


Married Eva Mae Hill. 1 child, Ryan RaShard.