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Dentist , Educational association administrator

James Edward Makins was American dentist, educational association administrator. License dentist Texas. Recipient Community Service award, West Texas Chamber of Commerce, Abilene, 1968, Clinic award, Dallas County Dental Society, 1981.

Background

Makins, James Edward was born on February 22, 1923 in Galveston, Texas, United States. Son of James and Hazel Alberta (Morton) Makins.

Education

Doctor of Dental Surgery, University Texas, 1945. Postgraduate, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1948—1949.

Career

Practice dentistry specializing in orthodontics, Lubbock, Texas, 1949—1977. Director clinics Dallas City Dental Health Program, 1977—1978. Director continuing education Baylor College Dentistry, 1978—1992, retired, 1992, professor emeritus, from 1992.

Lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1947.

Achievements

  • License dentist Texas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book chapter) Handbook of Texas, 1986, The New Handbook of Texas, 1996.

Religion

Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

Politics

The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

Views

Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

Membership

Chairman professional division United Fund, Lubbock, 1958. President Texas State Board Dental Examiners, Austin, 1968. Institutional chairman United Way, Dallas, 1983.

Fellow: International College Dentists, American College Dentists. Member: American Association Dental Examiners, West Texas Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Rotary, Park City Club, Omicron Kappa Upsilon.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Dental history.

Connections

Married Jane Hopkins, March 4, 1943. Children: James E. Junior, Michael William, Patrick Clarence, Scott Roger.

father:
James Makins

mother:
Hazel Alberta (Morton) Makins

spouse:
Jane Hopkins

child:
James E. Junior Makins

child:
Michael William Makins

child:
Patrick Clarence Makins

child:
Scott Roger Makins