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John Morris Stone

John Morris Stone, American real estate executive, oil and gas executive. Certified property manager. Named one of Outstanding Young Men of America, 1979.


  • Stone, John Morris was born on August 17, 1948 in Little Rock. Son of John Madison and Dortha Dean (Hale) Stone.

  • Education

    • Associate of Arts, Texarkana Community College, 1968. Bachelor of Business Administration in Personnel Management, University North Texas, 1970. Postgraduate in law, Southern Methodist University, 1971.

      Master of Business Administration in Real Estate, Southern Methodist University, 1972.


    • Marketing director Lamm-Frates Company, Dallas, 1972-1977. President, owner John M. Stone Company, Dallas and Texarkana, Texas, since 1972. President John M. Stone Management Corporation, Dallas, since 1977, Stone Equities Corporation, Dallas, since 1981, Stone Finance Corporation, Dallas, since 1981.

      Board councilors Commercial-Investment Real Estate, Chicago, since 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Certified property manager.


    • Member editorial advisory board Southwest Real Estate News, since 1977. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Board consultant political affairs Christian Life Committee Baptist General Texas, Dallas, since 1972. Junior board officer Park Cities Baptist Church, Dallas, 1974-1977. President Sunday School class assistant teacher Park Cities Baptist Church, Dallas, since 1988.

    Member Commercial Investment Real Estate Council, Institute Real Estate Management, National Association Realtors (vice president, executive committee, senior instructor, national treasurer, chairman designated courses committee, budget committee, investment r/e council, 1988). Clubs: Petroleum. Summit (Longview).



    Avocations: weight-lifting, public speaking, politics, reading, swimming.


    • Married Mary Banks Craton, November 23, 1974.
    • father: John Madison Stone
    • mother: Dortha Dean (Hale) Stone
    • spouse: Mary Banks Craton
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    Born August 17, 1948
    (age 69)
    • 1968
      Texarkana Community College
    • 1970
      University North Texas
    • 1971
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1972
      Southern Methodist University
    • 1972
      Texas, United States
    • 1972 - 1977
      Marketing director, Lamm-Frates Company
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1977
      president, John M. Stone Management Corporation
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1981
      president, John M. Stone Management Corporation
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1981
      president, John M. Stone Management Corporation
      Dallas, Texas, United States
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