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Calvin Dorrel Sholtess

Calvin Dorrel Sholtess, American manufacturing and marketing company executive. Recipient Distinguished Graduate award University Texas, 1984.


  • Sholtess, Calvin Dorrel was born on January 10, 1926 in Longdale, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Verden D. and Harriet Opal Sholtess.

  • Education

    • Business Systems Modernization-Energy, University Texas, 1950.


    • With Hughes Tool Company, successively vice president industrial products sales Dallas, senior vice president Europe, Middle East, Africa operations London, division president, chief executive officer Hughes Tool division Houston., corporation executive vice president, director subsidiary Houston.


    Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.


    No one is beyond the reach of God's love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.


    Served to lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Petroleum Institute, American Society Metals, Indiana Petroleum Association, International Association Drilling Contracts, Houston Engineering and Science Society, Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association, Canada Institute Mining and Metallurgy, NOMADS, Houston Chamber of Commerce C. Clubs: Petroleum, Houston, Warick, Rotary, Brae-Burn. Chaparral (Dallas).


    • Married Frances L. Moreno, August 8, 1947. Children– Diana, Janet, Debra, Denise.
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    Born January 10, 1926
    Died April 21, 2007
    (aged 81)
    • 1950
      University Texas