VIP Biography for
Harold D. Cardwell Sr.
|Harold D. Cardwell Sr.|
|Title||Senior Rehabilitation Specialist (Retired), Florida Dept. of Labor and Employment Security, Division of Blind Services|
|Expertise||Training development, history; Registered Landscape Architect and Horticultural Therapist (Emeritus)|
|Type of Organization||State agency|
|Major Product||Rehabilitative training for the blind|
|Area of Distribution||Florida|
|University/Degree||Graduate, Florida Technological University|
|Born||July 17, 1926, Varnell, Georgia|
|Honors & Awards||Lifetime Achievement Awards from Volusia County Historical Commission 1988, Halifax Historical Society 2003 and Volusia Anthropological Society 1997; William C. Lazarus Award, Florida Anthropological Society 1988; Leadership Award, South Halifax Lions Club 1979|
|Published Works||Author: "One Hundred Years of Racing", "Eye on the Future", "The Civil War in Volusia County", "Historic Daytona Beach" 2004, "The Story of the Dunlawton Plantation" 2004, "Port Orange History Recollections" 2005, "Daytona Beach History Recollections" 2005; Co-Author: "Images of America, Port Orange" and over 200 articles and papers on history, anthropology and horticulture|
|Affiliations||Chairman, Daytona Beach Historic Preservation Board; President, Port Orange Historical Trust; Past Pres., Florida Anthropological Society; Past Pres./Board Member/Exec. Advisor, Halifax Historical Society; Past Pres./Board Member, Volusia Anthropological Society; Past Curator, Southeast Volusia Historical Society; Board Member, Florida Historical Society|
|Hobbies & Sports||History, antique tools, dendrochronology (tree ring dating)|
|Career Accomplishments||Recipient Historian of the Year Award, Volusia County Historical Commission, 1988; Lazarus Award for Preservation, FL Anthropol. Society, 1988; Mem. Am. Hort. Therapy Assn.; FL Nurserymen & Growers Assn. (bd. Dirs. 1963-64, 1968-69)|
|Work History||Chem. Operator Fercleve Corp., Manhattan Project, Oak Ridge, TN, 1945-46; Bookkeeper, Expediter, Office Mgr., Sales, Florida, 1947-1956; Registered Landscape Architect, Orange, FL, 1957-67; Sr. Rehabilitation Specialist, FL Dept. of Labor & Employment Security-Div of Blind Services, 1967-2000|
|Children||Harold Douglas Jr., Ruth Ellen Landau|
|Married||July 3, 1954|
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