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Robert Joseph Andress

Robert Joseph Andress, business executive. Decorated Bronze Star, Croix de Guerre. (France) Member American Oklahoma, Texas bar associations, International Criminal Court Practitioners Association, Shippers Oilfield Traffic Association (Chairman), American Petroleum Institute, American Dialect Society. Served as Second lieutenant to captain Transportation Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1945.

Background

  • Andress, Robert Joseph was born on May 16, 1910 in Cincinnati. Son of William Thomas and Stella (Frankenstein) Andress.

  • Education

    • Student in public schools.

    Career

    • Executive secretary tax survey committee Texas State Legislature, 1931-1932. Secretary to manager Texas Motor Transportation Association, 1932-1935, acting manager, 1935-1936. Admitted to Texas bar, 1935, Oklahoma, 1947.

      Manager Herman Clary Trucking Company, 1936-1938. Secretary, div. manager B. F. Walker, Inc., 1938-1942. Practice law, Fort Worth, 1946.

      Assistant, traffic manager Eervice Pipe Line Company, 1946-1947, director since 1948, vice president, 1952-1955, executive vice president, since 1955.

    Membership

    Served as Second lieutenant to captain Transportation Corps, Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Clubs: Tulsa Traffic, Tulsa.

    Connections

    • Married Christine Rimes, February 14, 1937. Children: Sharon Christine, William Charles.
    • father: William Thomas Andress
    • mother: Stella (Frankenstein) Andress
    • spouse: Christine Rimes
    • children: Sharon Christine Andress
    • William Charles Andress
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    Born March 16, 1910
    Died October 19, 1966
    (aged 56)
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