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Walton Davis

Walton Davis, Canadian petroleum executive. Served with Canadian Army, overseas, 1916-1919.

Background

  • Davis, Walton was born on October 9, 1898 in Oxford, Nova Scoti, Canada. Son of William H. and Mary A. (Swan) Davis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1923.

    Career

    • Began with Research Laboratory of Applied Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute Technology. Later chemist, engineer Oil Refinery. Then process engineer Allied Chemical & Dye Corporation.

      With Aetna Oil Corporation, Louisville, since 1928, successively engineer, refinery superintendent, secretary, executive vice president now president. Partner Crume Hundley Oil Corporation, Shelbyville, Kentucky. President treasurer Hendley Construction Сompany.

      Vice president General Truck Sales, Inc., Louisville, Strassel Company.

    Politics

    The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.

    Religion

    Our faith rests not on our own feelings, but on the promises of a faithful God.

    Denomination: Methodist

    Views

    The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.

    Membership

    Served with Canadian Army, overseas, 1916-1919.

    Connections

    • Married Geraldine Smith Davis, August 28, 1948.
    • father: William H. Davis
    • mother: Mary A. (Swan) Davis
    • spouse: Geraldine Smith Davis
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    Born October 9, 1898
    Died December 21, 1962
    (aged 64)
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