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company executive , association administrator

Patricia Jean Henry, American educational association administrator, consumer products company executive.


Henry, Patricia Jean was born on December 8, 1929 in Luling, Texas, United States. Daughter of Willie Adolph and L. Belle (Streetman) Streich.


Bachelor Music Education, East Texas Baptist University, 1951.


Principal owner, corporation officer Gibson's Discount Center, Texas, Oklahoma, since 1959. Board directors National Congress Parents and Teachers, since 1981. President National Parent Teacher Association, Chicago, 1991-1993.

Board directors Oklahoma Academy State Goals, 1986-1990, Oklahoma Congress Parents and Teachers, president 1981-1983, various offices, committees. Board trustees Oklahoma Academy Decathlon Inc., 1984-1989. Member Oklahoma Coalition Public Education, 1981-1983, National Schools Public Relations Association, since 1986, Horace Mann League, since 1986, Southern Industrial Development Council, Pecan Grove Elementary School Parent-Teachers Association, all Okla Parent-Teachers Association's.

Various past positions National Congress Parents and Teachers.


Chairman Lawton Chamber of Commerce, 1986-1987, 87-88 (special recognition to outstanding local educator, 1981-1982). Gov's advisory committee Educational Block Grants State Oklahoma, 1981-1989. Southwest Oklahoma Mtn.

Metro Economic Development Task Force, 1986-1990, president 1988-1990. Member Gov's. International advisory team, 1988-1989, Commission Reform State Government, 1984-1985, State Oklahoma Economic Development Commission, 1981-1986, Oklahoma advisory council Juvenile Justice, 1981-1987, Oklahoma Commission Children, Youth, Families, 1979-1983. Chairman Quality Life Task Force Oklahoma Department Commerce, 1987.

Board directors, co-founder Pathway House, 1987-1990, Southwestern Hospital, 1987-1990, Great Plains Area Vo-Tech Foundation, Lawton, Oklahoma, 1981-1989, Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra Society, Lawton/Fort Sill United Way, 1978, 83, 84, (general campaign chairman 1984). Member National Congress Parents Teachers (honorary life member, various states), Association United States Army (president southwest Oklahoma chapter 1988-1989), Comanche County Veteran's Council (honorary member).


  • Other Interests

    Jogging, skiing.


Married Tommy Jo Henry, August 27, 1949. Children: Michael Wayne, Mark Allen, Marcia Lynn Stockwell.

Willie Adolph Streich

L. Belle (Streetman) Streich

Tommy Jo Henry

Michael Wayne Henry

Mark Allen Henry

Marcia Lynn Stockwell Henry