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stock brokerage executive , financial consultant

William Houston Jones, American stock brokerage executive, financial consultant. Certified finance planner. Decorated Air medal with five oak leaf clusters, Legion of Merit.

Background

Jones, William Houston was born on May 28, 1932 in Woodruff, South Carolina, United States. Son of Walter H. and Inez (Ray) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Clemson University, 1955. Diploma, Air War College, 1974.

Career

Commissioned officer, United States Air Force, 1955;advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Air Force, 1971;flight institute, United States Air Force, Greenville Air Force Base, Mississippi, 1956-1960;institute instrument pilot school, United States Air Force, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, 1960-1964;aide-de-camp to commander Atomic Energy Commission, United States Air Force, Washington, 1964-1966;pilot 460th Tactical Reconnaisance Wing, United States Air Force, Saigon, Vietnam, 1966-1967;assistant Executive officer Comptroller of Air Force, United States Air Force, Washington, 1967-1970;operations officer 7101th Airborne Wing, United States Air Force, Weisbaden, Federal Republic of Germany, 1970-1971;aide-de-camp to the United States representative National and Joint Chiefs Staff, American Embassy, United States Air Force, Brussels, 1971-1975;chief resources division, United States Air Force, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas, 1975-1977;retired, United States Air Force, 1977;assistant vice president, Merrill Lynch, Wichita Falls, Texas, since 1977. Advisor University Investment Club.

Achievements

  • Certified finance planner.

Religion

Baptism, an act of full immersion following Christ’s example, is undertaken by those spiritually mature enough to understand its profound, symbolic significance: resurrection to new life in Christ.

Politics

All Christians are under obligation to seek to make the will of Christ supreme in our own lives and in human society.

Views

All persons, regardless of age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation, are entitled to have their human and civil rights ensured and to be protected against violence.

Membership

Member Kidney Board, Mental Health Board. Member Air Force Association, Daedalions, Toastmasters (president Wichita Falls 1979, area governor 1980), University Club (board directors 1990, chairman social committee 1990), University Investment Club (investment advisor 1990), Masons, Shriners, Rotary (chairman international service 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: flying, speaking, travel, reading, fishing.

Connections

Married Delores Edna Emmett, December 5, 1959 (divorced April 1983). Children: Sheila L. (deceased), Brenda R. Married Sharon K. Baggett, May 23, 1991.

father:
Walter H. Jones

mother:
Inez (Ray) Jones

spouse:
Delores Edna Emmett

spouse:
Sharon K. Baggett

child:
Sheila L. Jones (deceased)

child:
Brenda R. Jones