Suzette (Turner) Caldwell (born 1961)

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Suzette Caldwell
1961 - living
October 17, 1961
Monterey County, California United States
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Suzette (Turner) Caldwell was born on October 17, 1961 in California. According to her family tree, she married Kirbyjon H. Caldwell on May 26, 1991 in Texas. We know that Suzette (Turner) Caldwell had been residing in Texas.
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Updated: June 24, 2021
Suzette's mother's maiden name was Jones. She has a younger sister, Debbye Turner, who was Miss America in 1990.

She was 29 and husband Kirbyjon was 37 when they married in Harris County TX. They currently have 3 "beautiful teenagers" (2 sons, 1 daughter - Turner, Alexander, and Nia)

Suzette has lived in Garland, Sugar Land, and Houston TX.

According to an October 2, 2013 article in The Herald, Rock Hill, South Carolina, the Rev Kirbyjon Caldwell and Suzette Caldwell live in Houston TX and have built the largest United Methodist church in the country ("Windsor Village").

Their family recipes appear in the recipe book "Sunday Dinners - Food, Family, and Faith from Our Favorite Pastors". The Caldwell family's favorites are Suzette's marinated grilled chicken, cinnamon-raisin biscuits, and spritz cookies and Kirbyjon's "old-fashioned macaroni and cheese".

In 2004, Kirbyjon, who was senior pastor of Windsor Village United Methodist Church, founder of the Pyramid Community Development Corp and a "longtime Bush family friend" as well as Suzette, also a family friend, were invited to be guests at President Bushes' State of the Union speech. They had also been invited in 2001, when Suzette was described as a business owner in Houston.

Suzette is co-pastor of the Windsor Village United Methodist Church of Houston as well of the author of the book "Praying to Change Your Life."

Since Suzette is on the Board of Regents for the University of Houston, you can scroll down to read a synopsis of her life from their website.

In 2006, Suzette was successfully treated for breast cancer.

On March 17, 2020, Kirbyjon Caldwell, who had served as a spiritual counselor to Presidents Bush and Obama, pleaded guilty to fraud charges involving worthless Chinese pre-Communist government bonds.
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Suzette (Turner) Caldwell
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Suzette Caldwell was born on in Monterey County, California United States
Suzette Caldwell was born on in Monterey County, California United States

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University of Houston, 1986 grad with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering






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Regent Suzette T. Caldwell

Suzette T. Caldwell is the Associate Pastor of Windsor Village United Methodist Church in Houston, Texas where she serves alongside her husband, Senior Pastor Kirbyjon H. Caldwell.

She is the Board Chair and President of The Prayer Institute, a non-profit community based organization that prays for nations and teaches people how to pray. She is the author of Praying to Change Your Life and a children’s book, I Can Pray! Presently, Caldwell sits on the Board of Directors for the Children’s Museum.

In 1997, she was appointed to the University of Houston Systems Board of Regents by then Governor George W. Bush. Prior to becoming a Pastor, Caldwell worked as an environmental engineer in the public and private sector. As an entrepreneur, she owned TC Consulting Group, Inc., an environmental engineering company.

Caldwell graduated from the University of Houston in 1986 with a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering. She is currently pursuing a Master’s of Divinity from Asbury Seminary.

Caldwell has served in different capacities for the American Cancer Society, Teach for America, National Charity League, Jack and Jill Of America, Easter Seals’ Camp Buckaroo, and the Susan B. Koman Walk She has received numerous awards for her community service in the Greater Houston Area, including the Distinguished Alumna Award from the University of Houston Alumni Association, Professional Women’s Fellowship Distinguished Community Service Award, the Philanthropy in Texas Hall of Fame Award, and Achievement Award for Special Acts of Service from the US Army Corps of Engineers.

Caldwell has a passion for helping to improve the lives of people and calls it her honor and pleasure to serve. She and her husband are the parents of three beautiful teenagers.
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Married: May 26, 1991
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Married at: Harris County, TX
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In 1961, in the year that Suzette (Turner) Caldwell was born, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1971, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

In 1979, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1983, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

In 1998, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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