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textile company executive

Jerry Ray Johnson was American textile company executive. Registered professional engineer, South Carolina.

Background

Johnson, Jerry Ray was born on September 7, 1926 in Savannah, Georgia, United States.

Education

Business Systems Modernization-Energy, University South Carolina, 1950.

Career

With Graniteville Company, South Carolina, 1942-1984, beginning as machinist, successively maintenance engineer, assistant maintenance superintendent, assistant general superintendent, general superintendent maintenance, power and construction, assistant v, 1942-1979, executive vice president, 1979-1984. Director Community Services, Inc., C.H. Patrick & Company, Inc., Graniteville International, Inc.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, South Carolina.

Religion

Since righteousness is demanded of God, one needs to know how to receive it. It is received through faith. It is having faith in God.

Politics

Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.

Views

As human beings people find themselves as part of an unjust, sinful and violent world, which we may feel individually helpless to change. If we accept forgiveness, God can enable us to resist evil and to live life to the full.

Membership

Trustee Columbia College, South Carolina, since 1980. Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1944-1946. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers (section chairman), South Carolina Textile Manufacturers Association (board directors 1982-1984) Clubs: Houndslake Country (Aiken, South Carolina).

Pinnacle (Augusta, Georgia). Graniteville Exchange (past president). Lodges: Rotary (past president).

Connections

Married Billie Wannamaker, December 31, 1948. Children: Rupert Ray, Wanna Bee Johnson Towler, William Elliott.

spouse:
Billie Wannamaker

child:
Rupert Ray Johnson

child:
Wanna Bee Johnson Towler Johnson

child:
William Elliott Johnson