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Roger Chalon Bates

Roger Chalon Bates, American communications executive. Board directors Allied Arts Foundation, Oklahoma City, since 1984, Junior Achievement, since 1985, United Way, since 1987, Mercy Hospital, since 1986. Member Telephone Pioneers American (president 1986-1987), Finance Executives Institute.

Background

  • Bates, Roger Chalon was born on November 4, 1935 in Highland Park, Illinois, United States. Son of Carl Everett and Cerretta Mae (Rogers) Bates.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hendrix College, 1957.

    Career

    • With Southwestern Bell Telephone –°ompany, Oklahoma City, since 1957, assistant vice president operations staff, since 1987. Manager accounting American Telephone & Telegraph Company Company, New York City, 1968-1969.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Board directors Allied Arts Foundation, Oklahoma City, since 1984, Junior Achievement, since 1985, United Way, since 1987, Mercy Hospital, since 1986. Member Telephone Pioneers American (president 1986-1987), Finance Executives Institute.

    Personality

    Interests

    Furniture refinishing, wood working, sports.

    Connections

    • Married Shelby Jeanne Reynolds, August 26, 1956. Children: Cerretta Kay Bates Kelly, James Walter.
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    • 1957
      Hendrix College
    • 1957
      With Southwestern Bell Telephone Company
      Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1968 - 1969
      manager, accounting American Telephone & Telegraph Company Company