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Rose Lorraine Crossett Thomas, American federal government secretary. Member Republican Women, Newnan, Georgia, 1980-1983, Federally Employed Women, Atlanta, 1984-1986. Member American Association of University Women (vice president 1985-1990), United Daughters of the Confederacy, Daughters of the American Revolution, The Arkansas Pioneers, Officers Wives Club, University Arkansas Alumni Club.

Background

Thomas, Rose Lorraine Crossett was born on May 6, 1921 in Little Rock. Daughter of Jesse Hawkins and Agnes Rose (Dowden) Crossett.

Education

Student, Stanford (California) University, 1947. Student, Lake Forest (Illinois) College, 1962. Associate of Arts, Rockford (Illinois) College, 1965.

Bachelor, University Arkansas, 1979.

Career

Secretary, Senator John L. McClellan, Little Rock, 1942; manager mail order, Sears, Roebuck & Company, Little Rock, 1943; secretary, War Assets Administration, Willow Run, Michigan, 1947-1948; administrative assistant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1948-1951; fiscal accountant, 9th Naval District, Great Lakes, Illinois, 1951-1952; secretary admissions office, Lake Forest College, 1959-1962; secretary admissions office, Rockford College, 1963-1966; budget analyst, United States Army, Fort Sheridan, Illinois, 1967-1972; budget analyst, United States Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1967-1972; army community service assistant, United States Army, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, 1972-1973; secretary, Housing Referral Office, Little Rock Air Force Base, 1974-1980; secretary, United States Army Information Systems Command, Fort McPherson, Georgia, 1982-1985; counselor, Equal Opportunity Office, Fort McPherson, 1981-1985; secretary/administrator, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, Fort McPherson, 1985-1991.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) The David Lowe Family, 1976.

Membership

Member Republican Women, Newnan, Georgia, 1980-1983, Federally Employed Women, Atlanta, 1984-1986. Member American Association of University Women (vice president 1985-1990), United Daughters of the Confederacy, Daughters of the American Revolution, The Arkansas Pioneers, Officers Wives Club, University Arkansas Alumni Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: genealogy, family histories, walking, swimming.

Connections

Married Gordon Ward Thomas, September 10, 1943 (deceased October 1989). 1 child, Rose Elizabeth Thomas Camp.

father:
Jesse Hawkins Crossett

mother:
Agnes Rose (Dowden) Crossett

spouse:
Gordon Ward Thomas

child:
Rose Elizabeth Thomas Camp Thomas