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Walton Davis

petroleum executive

Walton Davis, Canadian petroleum executive. Served with Canadian Army, overseas, 1916-1919.

Background

Davis, Walton was born on October 9, 1898 in Oxford, Nova Scoti, Canada. Son of William H. and Mary A. (Swan) Davis.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1923.

Career

Began with Research Laboratory of Applied Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute Technology. Later chemist, engineer Oil Refinery. Then process engineer Allied Chemical & Dye Corporation.

With Aetna Oil Corporation, Louisville, since 1928, successively engineer, refinery superintendent, secretary, executive vice president now president. Partner Crume Hundley Oil Corporation, Shelbyville, Kentucky. President treasurer Hendley Construction Сompany.

Vice president General Truck Sales, Inc., Louisville, Strassel Company.

Religion

Our faith rests not on our own feelings, but on the promises of a faithful God.

Politics

The use of force should be supported only in extreme situations and through approve of appropriate international organizations.

Views

The family is the basic human community through which persons are nurtured and sustained in mutual love, responsibility, respect, and fidelity.

Membership

Served with Canadian Army, overseas, 1916-1919.

Connections

Married Geraldine Smith Davis, August 28, 1948.

father:
William H. Davis

mother:
Mary A. (Swan) Davis

spouse:
Geraldine Smith Davis