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Educational administrator

James Washington Gary,, American educational administrator.


Gary,, James Washington was born on August 31, 1943 in Sumter, South Carolina, United States. Son of James W. and Thomasena Gary.


Bachelor, Morris College, 1966;Master of Education, University of Southern California, 1976;postgraduate, Sumter Technology College, 1976-1978.


Social studies teacher, conductor band, Scotts Branch High School, Sumter, 1966-1970, 71-75;resource teacher, Ashwood Center High School, Bishopville, South Carolina., 1976-1977;assistant principal, Bishopville Primary School, 1977-1978;principal, Bishopville Middle School, 1978-1985;principal, Mount Pleasant High School, Elliott, South Carolina., 1985-1992;principal, Bishopville Junior High, since 1993.


Co-chairman stewards St. Luke. African Methodist Episcopal Church, Sumter, 1977-1981. Member National Education Association, South Carolina Education Association, Sumter Tri-County Association, Lee County Education Association, Clarendon County Teachers Association, Lee County Elementary Principals (chairman 1981-1982), National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (Distinguished Alumni Citation 1988), Sumter County Public Awarenes Association, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, South Carolina Association Secondary Administrators.


Married Brendolyn Dixon, March 18, 1987. Children: Tanya, Jamecia, Jamie.

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Thomasena Gary

Brendolyn Dixon

Tanya Gary,

Jamecia Gary,

Jamie Gary,