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Jimmie Choate Parker

businessman , social worker , army officer

Jimmie Choate Parker, army officer, social worker, businessman. Decorated Bronze Star, Air medal with 5 oak leaf clusters. Member National Association Social Workers, Academy Certified Social Workers, American Public Welfare Association (national policy committee on long-term care 1978) Mensa.; Clubs:.

Background

Parker, Jimmie Choate was born on March 18, 1933 in Alpine, Texas, United States. Son of Frank and Effie (Choate) Parker.

Education

Bachelor in Government, University Texas, Austin, 1957, Master of Science in Social Work, 1973.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Army, 1959, advanced through grades to major, 1969, served platoon leader, executive officer 1st Battle Group 13th Infantry, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, 1959-1961, transportation career officer course, Fort Eustis, Virginia, 1962, platoon leader, headquarters commandant 55th Aviation Maintenance Battalion, Korea, 1963, executive officer Mobile Training Team, Colombia, 1964, company Commander 71st Aviation Company Air Mobile, Fort Amador, Canal Zone, 1965-1966, executive officer 56th Aviation Recovery and Maintenance Company, Vietnam, 1967-1968, division aviation officer 2d Armored Division, Fort Hood, Texas, 1968-1969. Public welfare worker Austin (Texas) State Hospital, 1970. Social and finance service unit supervisor Texas Department Public Welfare Regional Office, Austin, 1971, program consultant services to aged blind and disabled, social services branch, Austin, 1973-1974.

State program manager alternate care services to aged, blind and disabled Texas Department Human Resources, Austin, 1975-1980. Human resources consultant, since 1980. President Parker Consultant Inc., since 1981.

Partner Anderson-Parker, Inc., Home Health Care Agency, since 1981. Planner, organizer Texas, White House Conference on Aging, 1980-1981. Board directors Community Development Corporation Austin, 1971-1973.

Religion

Everyone needs salvation. Everyone can reach salvation.

Politics

When seeking to address certain political issues, the Church must engage with other denominations to understand their views and needs.

Views

As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.

Membership

Member National Association Social Workers, Academy Certified Social Workers, American Public Welfare Association (national policy committee on long-term care 1978) Mensa.

Connections

Children: Judith Ann, John Franklin.

father:
Frank Parker

mother:
Effie (Choate) Parker

children:
Judith Ann Parker

John Franklin Parker