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Government official , Environmental scientist

Robert Ford Welford, II, American environmental scientist, government official. Fellow Mississippi Academy of Sciences; member American Microscopy Society, Apostle Islands Yacht Association (vice president, board directors l986-87), Beta Beta Beta.

Background

II, Robert Ford Welford, was born on March 25, 1939 in Lucedale, Mississippi, United States. Son of Robert Ford and Annie Mae (Herrington) W.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1968. Master of Science, University Southern Mississippi, 1970. Postgraduate, University Mississippi, Hattiesburg, l970-7l.

Career

Marine biologist Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Ocean Springs, Mississippi, 1969-1970. Marine biologist United States Fish and Wildlife Service, Department Interior, Vicksburg, 1970-1972, biologist Atlanta, 1972-1975, environmental specialist Minneapolis, 1975-1978, deputy assistant director, 1978-1983, chief program development Washington, 1983-1984, supervisor Minnesota field office St. Paul, since 1985. Co-chairman, board directors Classic Yacht Charters, Apple Valley, Minnesota, l988—.

Executive director PRW Yachts, Apple Valley, l988—.

Religion

Loving God went to supernatural lengths—by sending His Son to die—to provide everyone an opportunity to escape the fires of Hell and spend eternity in Heaven.

Politics

Christians exercising their rights as responsible citizens may choose to endorse candidates for political office as part of the exercise of their engagement of culture.

Views

The word of God can be discovered only through the Bible.

Membership

Fellow Mississippi Academy of Sciences. Member American Microscopy Society, Apostle Islands Yacht Association (vice president, board directors l986-87), Beta Beta Beta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, scuba diving.

Connections

Married Paula Kay Bullard, June l4, l959. Children: Robert Warren, Jennifer Leigh.

father:
Robert Ford W.

mother:
Annie Mae (Herrington) W.

spouse:
Paula Kay Bullard

children:
Robert Warren II

Jennifer Leigh II