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William Benjamin Hamilton

business executive.

William Benjamin Hamilton, business executive.

Background

Hamilton, William Benjamin was born on November 22, 1887 in Jonesboro, Texas, United States. Son of William Franklin and Sarah Jane (Wilson) Hamilton.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, Polytechnic College Fort Worth (later became Southern Methodist U., Dallas), 1908. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1913.

Career

William Walker, Lieutenant John Martin.

Religion

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

Politics

The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.

Views

Methodist member is very much a folk theologian who should speak 'plain truth to plain people'.

Membership

Fellow School of Government, University of Texas, 1911-1913. Member Independent Petroleum Association, American Petroleum Institute, Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (director) Texas div.), United States Chamber Commerce, Wichita Falls Chamber Commerce (director), West Texas Chamber Commerce (ex-president), American Hereford Association, Texas Hereford Association Delta Chi, Pi Gamma Museum. Mason (32°, Knights Templar, Shriner).

Member Order of Red Cross of Constantine. Clubs: Rotary, Knife and Fork, Wichita Falls Golf and Country, Conejos Rainbow Trout Lodge.

Connections

Married Pearl Bass Walker, September 22, 1913. Children: Captain.

father:
William Franklin Hamilton

mother:
Sarah Jane (Wilson) Hamilton

spouse:
Pearl Bass Walker

child:
Capt Hamilton