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Edwin Olen Oats

entrepreneur

Edwin Olen Oats, American entrepreneur. Named for Ed Oats Day, Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, 1974. Member Council for National Policy, Washington, since 1982; charter member Republican/President Task Force, Washington, since 1983; permanent member National Republican Senatorial Commission, Washington, since 1983; board governors International Policy Forum, 1990. Member Greater Dallas Chamber.

Background

Oats, Edwin Olen was born on July 30, 1937 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Marvin Olen Oats and Ruth Marie (Loggins) Freeman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, East Texas Baptist University, 1963.

Career

President, chairman Pilgrim Inns, Inc., Indianapolis, 1970-1978. President, chairman Institutional System Success, Dallas, 1978-1982. President Galleria Energy, 1982-1984.

Independent investment banker, consul, 1984-1986. Founder Roll-A-Sheet Inc., from 1986. Registered representative National Association Security Dealers, Washington, 1978-1982.

Works

  • Inventor, patentee apparatus for changing disposable bedding on a mattress, Roll-A-Sheet.

Religion

Through Covenant each individual accepts the relationship with God. It is not about acquiring a relationship with God, but living within the loving relationship that God has already offered.

Politics

The separation of church and state has guaranteed the diversity of religious expressions and the freedom to worship God according to each person’s conscience. However, separation of church and state permit interaction.

Views

Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value for one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.

Membership

Member Council for National Policy, Washington, since 1982. Charter member Republican/President Task Force, Washington, since 1983. Permanent member National Republican Senatorial Commission, Washington, since 1983.

Board governors International Policy Forum, 1990. Member Greater Dallas Chamber.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Fishing, boating.

Connections

Married Betty Jean Nesbit. Children: Eddie Paul, Cynthia Gale, Sandra Sue, William Criswell.

father:
Marvin Olen Oats Freeman

mother:
Ruth Marie (Loggins) Freeman

spouse:
Betty Jean Nesbit

children:
Eddie Paul Oats

Cynthia Gale Oats

Sandra Sue Oats

William Criswell Oats