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Redden Jefferson Thames, business executive. award, 1982. Member American Management Association, Administrative Management Society, Child Welfare League American, American Public Welfare Association (human resources advising committee 1975-1979), CDN Direct Sellers Association (government relations committee 1988-1990), Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, CDN Cosmetic Association.

Background

Thames, Redden Jefferson was born on October 31, 1932 in Elba, Alabama, United States. Son of Aaron Preston and Ruth (Bass) Thames.

Education

AB, Stetson University, 1958. Bachelor's Degree, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1962. Master of Divinity, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1970.

Career

Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Church, 1952. Pastor churches, Lake View, South Carolina., 1962-1967, Loris, South Carolina., 1967-1970. Director Horry County Department Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Conway, South Carolina., 1970-1973.

District director South Carolina. Dept.Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Columbia, 1973-1985. Vice president WeCare Distbrs., Inc., Charlotte.

Director Catawba Regional Planning Council, 1973-1981. Vice president Interval Marketing Cons., Inc., North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina., 1981-1982. Vice president public relations WeCare Distbrs., Inc., Charlotte, North Carolina, 1983-1986, vice president WeCare Group, 1987.

Board of directors Dillon County Rural Recreation Commission, 1964-1969, CentralMidlands Regional Planning Council, 1973, Coastal Plains Mental Health Commission, 1971-1973, Coastal Plains Regional Home Health Council, 1971-1973. General manager CreataVision, 1991. Chairman South Carolina., National Multiple Sclerosis Society Named Rural Minister of Year, Progressive Farmer magazine, 1965, Outstanding Alumnus, Stetson U., 1971.

National Multiple Sclerosis Hope Chest award, 1982.

Membership

Ordained to ministry Southern Baptist Church, 1952. Pastor churches Lake View, South Carolina, 1962—1967, 1967—1970. Director Horry County Department Social Services, Conway, 1970—1973.

Member of CDN Cosmetic Association, Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, CDN Direct Sellers Association (government relations committee 1988-1990), American Public Welfare Association (human resources advisory committee 1975-1979), Child Welfare League American, Administrative Management Society, American Management Association, Masons.

Connections

Married Joanne Ellen Reeves Thames, September 1, 1952. Children: Ruth, Nancy, Joe, Jim.

father:
Aaron Preston Thames

mother:
Ruth (Bass) Thames

spouse:
Joanne Ellen Reeves Thames

child:
Ruth Thames

child:
Nancy Thames

child:
Joe Thames

child:
Jim Thames