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 Caldwell of Texas was born on October 17, 1961 in Monterey County, California United States. Suzette Caldwell was married to Kirbyjon H. Caldwell on May 26, 1991 in Harris County, Texas. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Suzette (Turner) Caldwell.
Updated: June 24, 2021
Biography ID: 105571854

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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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October 17, 1961
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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environmental engineer Businesswoman Writer/Author Pastor

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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 May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1973, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1988, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1990, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

In 1992, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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