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Wilbur Brown Sherman

business executive

Wilbur Brown Sherman, business executive. Served to lieutenant colonel, United States Air Force, 1942-1947. Republican.

Background

Sherman, Wilbur Brown was born on November 4, 1911 in Turner, Kansas, United States. Son of S. Franklin and Inez (Byers) Sherman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1939.

Career

Geophysical computer American Petroleum Corporation, Los Angeles, 1940-1941. Field geologist Superior Oil Corporation, 1941-1942. Vice president, director, engineering, geological consultant De Goyer & MacNaughton, Dallas, 1948-1958.

President Panoil Company, 1958-1971. Petroleum consultant, 1972-1980. President, now chairman board, chief executive officer Tenexplo Corporation, Dallas, since 1980.

Technical adviser National Petroleum Council Brazil, 1948-1953.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served to lieutenant colonel, United States Air Force, 1942-1947. Republican.; Clubs: Dallas Country, Dallas Petroleum.

Connections

Married Virginia LaRue Tucker, November 28, 1936. Children– Dorothy, Richard Allyn, Elizabeth Annual.

father:
S. Franklin Sherman

mother:
Inez (Byers) Sherman

spouse:
Virginia LaRue Tucker

children:
Dorothy Sherman

Richard Allyn Sherman

Elizabeth Ann Sherman