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Government official

Judy Canaday Dryden, American government official. Recipient Sustained Superior Performance award, Department Army, 1979, Outstanding Performance award, 1981. Member, finance committee Phoebus Baptist Church, Hampton, Virginia, 1982—1985, 1988, chairman, 1983, church clerk, 1983—1993; Member of International Platform Association, National Association Female Executives, Old Point Comfort, Toastmasters International (president).

Background

Dryden, Judy Canaday was born on December 14, 1930 in Elkhart, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Lieu Pierce and Eva Maudie (Caler) Canaday.

Education

Student, Iola Junior College, Kansas, 1947—1949. Student, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana, 1974.

Career

Clerk & typist, special services United States Army, Fort Polk, Louisiana, 1962—1966, military personnel clerk, testing, 1966—1967, computer operator, data processing, 1967—1970. Computer system analyst Management Information Systems Office, 1970—1974, computer specialist Fort Dix, New Jersey, 1974—1976, Headquarters Training and Doctrine Command Information Management Division, Fort Monroe, Virginia, 1976—1982. Chief, customer services branch Data Processing Field Office, 1982, chief, customer support division, 1982—1983, chief, office automation and management branch, 1983—1985, chief, accountability, acquisition and contracting, 1985—1987, chief, logistics support branch DOIM, 1988—1993.

Retired, 1993.

Politics

A member of a Christian Church should support all social initiatives having a purpose to maintain and strengthen well-being and progress of the whole community and its members.

Views

A person’s joy comes through relationships rather than purpose. In fact, it is the relationships that give meaning to services, ministries, and zeal.

Membership

Member, finance committee Phoebus Baptist Church, Hampton, Virginia, 1982—1985, 1988, chairman, 1983, church clerk, 1983—1993. Member of International Platform Association, National Association Female Executives, Old Point Comfort, Toastmasters International (president).

Connections

Married Donald W. Dryden, May 6, 1949 (deceased). Children: Donald Wayne, Mary Anne, John Robert.

father:
Lieu Pierce Canaday

mother:
Eva Maudie (Caler) Canaday

spouse:
Donald W. Dryden

children:
Donald Wayne Dryden

Mary Anne Dryden

John Robert Dryden