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Myra W. Crenshaw (1921 - 1985)

 

Pioneering Contributions

 

Myra Ware Crenshaw spent her social work career serving the community of Butler County Department of Human Resources (then known as Pensions and Security), in Alabama.  She was County Director from 1973 to 1983.

 

Career Highlights

 

Crenshaw was appointed Vice President of the Alabama Association of County Directors and served from 1979 to 1980.  She then was promoted to President of the Alabama Association of County Directors and served that term until 1982.

 

Biographic Data

 

Myra Crenshaw had a passionate interest in history of Butler County. This interest included public welfare and she kept data on the Butler Country Poorhouse, which operated from 1921 to 1936.

 

Crenshaw was Charter President of the Butler Country Historical Society and a charter member of the Butler County Landmarks Association.

 

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