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J. Harrison Whitcomb

J. Harrison Whitcomb, American clinical social worker, mental health center administrator. Licensed social worker, Ohio. Committee member American Heart Association, West Union, 1985-1986. Member National Academy Social Workers, Association Certified Social Workers.

Background

Whitcomb, J. Harrison was born on August 9, 1946 in Yorktown, Virginia, United States. Son of James Lewis and Marjorie (Porter) Whitcomb.

Education

Bachelor, Southern Methodist University, 1968. Master of Social Work, Michigan State University, 1972.

Career

Psychiatric social worker Verde Valley Guidance Center, Cottonwood, Arizona, 1972-1981. Clinical social worker Rim Guidance Center, Payson, 1981-1984. Associate director Shawnee Mental Health Center, West Union, Ohio, since 1984.

Hospital social worker Adams County Hospital, West Union, since 1984. Consultant Eagle Creek Nursing Home, West Union, since 1984.

Religion

God gives us the Holy Spirit, and when we respond, there is no limit to what the grace of God is able to do in a human life.

Views

Different kinds of small groups inside the overall Methodist movement should be encouraged to developed, so that both leaders and members of the societies could receive support and challenge in their faith.

Membership

Committee member American Heart Association, West Union, 1985-1986. Member National Academy Social Workers, Association Certified Social Workers.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Karate, piano, organ, weightlifting, bicycling.

Connections

Married Leona Irene Miller, August 29, 1969. Children: Kirsten Joy, Dennis Porter.

Politics

The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.