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Charles Gaylon Sones

Charles Gaylon Sones, American petroleum company executive. Decorated Bronze Star. 1st lieutenant C.E., Army of the United States, 1943-1946; captain United States Air Force, 1950-1952; Member Golfcrest Country Club.


  • Sones, Charles Gaylon was born on February 5, 1922 in Marshall, Texas, United States. Son of Henry Jackson and Roxie (Williams) Sones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1946.


    • With Texaco Inc., Houston, 1947, Adams Resources & Energy Inc. (formerly American Dental Association Resources), Houston, from 1948, executive vice president, from 1962, director, from 1970. Director Bayou City Barge Lines Inc., Houston, Plastics Universal Corporation, Barbourville, Kentucky, Ada Crude Oil Corporation.

      Vice president, director Service Transport Company, Houston. Vice president Adams Petroleum Center, Houston, since 1970. President, director Classic Coal.


    All human life is sacred and created by God and therefore, we must see all human life as significant and valuable. When governments implement the death penalty, then the life of the convicted person is devalued and all possibility of change in that person’s life ends.


    The life with Christ is not only to live in the atmosphere of your local church. God made his children creative, productive, and therefore able to make the whole world a better place.

    Denomination: Methodist


    As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.


    1st lieutenant C.E., Army of the United States, 1943-1946. Captain United States Air Force, 1950-1952. Member Golfcrest Country Club.


    • Married Lillian Pilat, September 4, 1948. Children: Charles R., Kenneth W., Robert A.
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    Born February 5, 1922
    Died July 19, 2002
    (aged 80)
    • 1946
      Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
    • 1947
      With Texaco Incorporated
      Houston, Texas, United States