Log In

William B. Wilson

oil and gas executive

William B. Wilson, American oil and gas executive. Recipient Chairman's Cup United States Polo Tournament, 1971, finalist United States Open, 1977, Gold Cup, 1978; winner Silver Cup, 1976, 78, Inter-Circuit Cup, 1973, Sherman Memorial Championship, 1964, Pacific Coast Open, 1976, 82. Member Texas Bar Association, United States Polo Association (governor 1969-1972).


Wilson, William B. was born on June 21, 1914 in Sonora, Texas, United States. Son of John William and Nancy Belle (Word) Wilson.


1 stepchild, Michael H.


1 stepchild, Michael H. Married Mary Kathleen Buss, July 18, 1987. Juris Doctor, University Texas, 1937.

License pilot. Owner, chairman board Wm. B. Wilson Exploration, Inc., Ranch Mortgage Company, South Concho Development Company, Inc., Doctor of Business Administration Wilson Ranch Horses, Wilson Game Management Company, Midland, Texas, since 1980, W. Wilson Corporation, since 1973, Wilson Systems, Inc., since 1967, Wm. B. Wilson Ranches, since 1930, Wilson & Sons Energy, Inc., since 1981.

Past member nominating committee American Red Cross, San Angelo, Texas.


  • Author, public Success Through Vocabulary Tapes. Patentee automatic irrigation system.


Member Texas Bar Association, United States Polo Association (governor 1969-1972). Clubs: Midland Country, Midland Polo, Ox 5.


Married Mary Glover, August 31, 1940 (divorced).; married second, Monetta Bradshaw, October 31, 1962 (divorced).; married Mary Kathleen Buss, July 18, 1987.

Children: John W., Duke G., Word B.

John William Wilson

Nancy Belle (Word) Wilson

Mary Glover

Monetta Bradshaw

Mary Kathleen Buss

John W. Wilson

Duke G. Wilson

Word B. Wilson