Raised in Milam and Bell Counties until the age of 10 years at which point the family moved to Houston, TX so father Loyie McKimm Bales could find work as an auto-body mechanic. Attended Bowie Elementary school (1st grade) in Bryan TX (1948-1950), Heidenheimer Elementary school (grades 2-4) Heidenheimer, TX (1950-1953), Harvard Elem. (grade 5) Houston, TX (1953-1954). In 1954 the family bought a tract home in the Langwood Subdivision, 6626 Clemson St. in the Aldine School district. Attended Katherine Smith elementary (grade 6) (1954-1955), Aldine Jr. High (grades 7-8), Aldine Sr. High (grades 9-10), Sam Houston Sr. High (grade 11) graduated in the first graduating class of Waltrip Sr. High (1960-1961). Received BA and MA in mathematics from University of Texas 1965, 1967. Worked as Research Scientist Assoc. at the University of Texas Applied Research Laboratories (1966-1970). Moved to Auburn, AL Sept. 1970, received PhD in mathematics from Auburn University, 1975. Instructor in Department of Mathematics, Louisiana State University 1975-1976, Assistant, Associate and Full Professor of Mathematics at Tuskegee University 1976-2015, with sabbaticals at Battelle Memorial Institute (1989-1991) and Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (1997). Performed various summer work for NASA and US Army research laboratories. Retired in 2015 President of the Opelika Civitan Club, Opelika, AL a couple of times in the 1980s, President of the Faculty Senate, Tuskegee University, 1999. Served on the board of directors of the Gay and Lesbian Alliance of Alabama as well as on the board of the Auburn Gay and Lesbian Association at Auburn University in the early 1990s.
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Since this is your direct ancestor, how about you assuming the primary profile manager role. I am not expert on this line. Bill Pool
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