Arthur Cleveland White Edit Profile
Educational public schools Weatherford, Texas.
In hotel bus, since 1907. With Montfort Hotel, Weatherford, 1907-1908, Crazy Water Hotel, Mineral Wells, 1908-1909, Worth Hotel, Fort Worth, 1909-1911. Steward, dining car, Texas & Pacific Railroad, 1911-1913.
Steward, later assistant manager, Gunter Hotel, San Antonio, 1913-1923. Manager Robert E. Lee, San Antonio, 1923-1926. Associate C. N. Hilton, Hilton Hotel, Dallas, 1926-1928.
Operator Plaza Hotel, San Antonio, 1928-1940. Built Corpus Christi White-Plaza, 1929. Operator White Plaza, Dallas, since 1938, San Antonio White-Plaza, since 1941.
Owner White-Plaza Laundry, Dallas, since 1948. Mayor, City of San Antonio, since 1949.
Served in the United States Army, 1917-1918. Member Texas Hotel Association (past president), Chamber of Commerce (president, board directors), Texas Cavaliers. Mason (32°).; Clubs: Lions, Conopus.
Originator Texas Good Neighbor Communications, Pan-American Friendship Week Celebrations, 1950.
Married Ruth Barrett, June 18, 1936. Children: Jaclyn Ruth, Jack Barrett.