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Robert William Booksh

Robert William Booksh, American pipe line company executive. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945. Member American Petroleum Institute, Association Oil Pipe Lines (executive committee 1981-1982) Clubs: Brae-Burn Country (Houston); Crown Colony Country (Lufkin).

Background

  • Booksh, Robert William was born on July 28, 1926 in Plaquemine, Louisiana, United States. Son of James H. and Esther (Drackett) Booksh.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Southwestern Louisiana Institute, 1948.

    Career

    • Assistant division manager Texas-New Mexico Pipe Line Company, Midland, Texas, 1957-1961, The Texas Pipe Line Company, Lafayette, Louisiana, 1961-1967, division manager, 1967-1980, president, since 1980. Coordinator pipelines Texaco Incorporated, New York York City, 1967-1972, assistant general manager, 1972-1980. Director Dixie Pipe Line Company, Explorer Pipe Line Company, Texas-New Mexico Pipeline Company, Colonial Pipeline Company, 1970-1976.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Served with United States Army Air Force, 1945. Member American Petroleum Institute, Association Oil Pipe Lines (executive committee 1981-1982) Clubs: Brae-Burn Country (Houston). Crown Colony Country (Lufkin).

    Connections

    • Married Shirley Ann Newport, July 1, 1945 (divorced 1975). Children: Deborah Ann Smith, Robert W. Married Juanita Hatcher, August 16, 1975.
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    • 1948
      Southwestern Louisiana Institute
    • 1957 - 1961
      Assistant, division manager Texas-New Mexico Pipe Line Company
      Midland, Cayman Islands
    • 1961 - 1967
      Assistant, division manager Texas-New Mexico Pipe Line Company
      Lafayette, Tennessee, United States
    • 1967 - 1972
      coordinator, pipelines Texaco Incorporated
    • 1970 - 1976
      director, Dixie Pipe Line Company