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John Robert Wootten

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John Robert Wootten, American investor.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Membership

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).

Connections

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

father:
Henry Hughes Wootten

mother:
Ella Gayle (Ditzler) Wootten

spouses:
Mary Lou Schmausser

Geraldine Ann Theisen

children:
Pamela Jean Wootten

Robert Hughes Wootten