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John Robert Wootten


John Robert Wootten, American investor.


Wootten, John Robert was born on February 5, 1929. Son of Henry Hughes and Ella Gayle (Ditzler) Wootten.


Bachelor of Science, Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1953.


Secretary Southwest Radio & Equipment Company, Oklahoma City, 1953-1955. President Belcaro Homes, Inc., 1955-1960, Bob Wootten Ford, Yukon, Oklahoma, 1960-1968, Business Data Systems, 1968-1972. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer 1st National Bank, Moore, Oklahoma, 1970-1972.

President Commission Enterprises, Inc., Liberal, Kansas, 1967-1979, Trebor Leasing Company, 1965-1987, Oklahoma School Book Depository, Inc., Oklahoma City, 1976-1980, Southwest School Depository, Inc., Dallas, 1976-1986. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer Exchange National Bank Del City, Oklahoma, 1976-1978. Director Southwest Bancshares Corporation, Oklahoma City.


President Oklahoma chapter American Cancer Society, 1966-1967, Oklahoma chapter Arthritis Foundation, 1973-1976, Lyric Theater, Oklahoma, 1976-1977. Chairman board trustees Bone and Joint Hospital, 1976-1981. Board directors Oklahoma Theater Center, Dallas Theater Center.

Trustee Oklahoma City University. President Last Frontier council Boy Scouts American, 1968-1970. Republican nominee for Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma, 1966.

Member Indiana Bankers Association, American Bankers Association, Texas Bookmen's Association, Oklahoma Bookmen's Association, Texas Association School Administrators, Economic Club Oklahoma, Navy League, Rotary (president Oklahoma City 1963-1964, district governor 5520 1998-1999).


Married Mary Lou Schmausser, March 15, 1952 (divorced). Children: Pamela Jean, Robert Hughes. Married Geraldine Ann Theisen, August 14, 1982.

Henry Hughes Wootten

Ella Gayle (Ditzler) Wootten

Mary Lou Schmausser

Geraldine Ann Theisen

Pamela Jean Wootten

Robert Hughes Wootten