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William Allen Melton, Sr. Edit Profile

also known as Bill Melton

County official

William Allen Melton, Sr., American county official. Certified county treasurer, Texas; certified finance professional; certified investment officer. Named honorary Letterman, Southern Methodist University, 1991, Most Valuable Public Offcl. in County Government in the United States, City and State magazine, 1991, County Official of Year, 1995.

Background

Sr., William Allen Melton, was born on December 15, 1939 in Dallas, Texas, United States. Son of Allen and Erma (Caddel) M.

Education

Bachelor, University Texas, 1963.

Career

Reporter news, sports, Station KGNB, New Braunfels, Texas, 1964;reporter news, sports, Station KASE, Austin, Texas, 1964;assistant director intramural sports, University Texas, Austin, 1964-1966;assistant general manager, Oak Cliff Chamber of Commerce, Dallas, 1966-1969;general manager, Wynnewood Village Shopping Center, Dallas, 1969-1970;manager real estate, Dallas, 1971-1972;executive director, Dallas County Commissioners Court, 1972-1977;country treasurer, Dallas County, since 1977. Public address announcer Southern Methodist U., 3 Super Bowls, Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers, Texas Relays, World Championship Tennis, National Collegiate Athletic Association Basketball and Track, World Cup '94 Dallas, Olympic Soccer, 1996.

Achievements

  • Certified county treasurer, Texas. Certified finance professional. Certified investment officer.

Religion

People who do not trust in Christ will enter into eternal condemnation. People who trust in Christ for salvation will enter into the loving presence of God for all eternity.

Politics

As responsible citizens Christians should pray for elected officials, submit to just laws, pay taxes, and serve in various capacities, such as on juries, in the military, in public office, and by voting for their representative leadership.

Views

God wants to see people productive, creative, useful, and supremely happy, within an environment of spiritual perfection, health, peace, and love.

Membership

Delaware Republican National Convention, 1988, 92, 93-95, vice president since 1995. Secretary National Conference Republican County Officials. Board directors Dallas Zoological Society, 1988-1994.

Member steering committee Doak Walker National Running Back award, 1989-1990. Board directors Cotton Bowl Athletic Association, since 1991, Friends of Fair Park, since 1990. Member National Association County Treasurer & Finance Officers (life member, president 1988-1989, named Outstanding County Treasurer in the United States 1982), Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Committee (board directors 1990-1994, vice chairman 1994), National Association Counties (board directors 1989-1990, chairman select committee on ethics in county government 1990-1991, vice chairman taxation and finance committee 1992-1993, chairman 1994-1995), Texas Association Counties (president 1987, 88), County Treasurer Association Texas (president 1983-1984, named Tex's.

Outstanding County Treasurer 1981, national county government chairman 1994, United States Savings Bonds national campaign), Lions (past district governor, past president, Ambassador of Good Will award).

Connections

Married Sandra Hays, January 23, 1965. Children: Christina Ann, William Allen Junior.

father:
Allen M.

mother:
Erma (Caddel) M.

spouse:
Sandra Hays

children:
Christina Ann Sr.

William Allen Junior Sr.