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Construction company executive

William Joseph Edmonds, American construction company executive. Music scholar Texas Christian University, University Texas, North Texas University.


Edmonds, William Joseph was born on June 21, 1932 in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. Son of James Goss and Lucille (Holland) Edmonds.


Bachelor of Music with honors, University North Texas, Denton, 1957. Master of Music, University North Texas, Denton, 1958. Postgraduate, Harvard University, 1964.

Postgraduate, Boston University School Medicine, 1964.


Principal clarinet 4th Army Hdq. Band, San Antonio, 1954-1955. Sideman Name Big Bands, 1955-1960.

Band leader various professional groups, 1958-1960. Instructor Arlington (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1960-1963. Director instrumental music Lynnfield (Massachusetts) Public Schools, 1964-1965, Lincoln-Sudbury (Massachusetts) Indiana School District, 1965-1972.

Manager AV committee Digital Equipment Corporation, Maynard, Massachusetts, 1968-1972. Management consultant Alexander Proudfood, Chicago, 1972-1973. President Texas American Corporation, Fort Worth, from 1974.

Conciliator Home Owners Warranty Corporation Fort Worth 1977-1983. Consultant Texas Am Corporation, Fort Worth since 1974.


  • Avocations: collecting, history research, photography, painting, writing, hypnosis, graphoannalysis.


  • Other Work

    • Composer various jazz pieces. Author poetry. Researcher history/genealogy.

      Collector autos, militaria, artifacts, autographs.


Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.


God, who is heard throughout the Bible, calls for justice for the widows, orphans and aliens who were oppressed by the powers of the day. Therefore the involvement in political life is something that Christians should not avoid.


It is good for Christians with different approaches to the interpretation of the Bible to engage with each other and argue how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.


Chairman Building Standards Commission, Fort Worth, 1980-1988. Adjudicator, Massachusetts All-state orchestra, 1960-1963. Researcher Bi-centennial Portrait Committee, Fort Worth 1976.

Preservationist, Virginia History Societies, Warrenton, since 1965. With United States Army 1953-1955. Member National Association Homebuilders, National Association Realtors, American Federation Musicians, Professional Photographers of America, Texas Association Builders, Cad-LaSalle, American Kennel Club, Woodmen of the World Club.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: collecting, history research, photography, painting, writing, hypnosis, graphoannalysis.


Married Sharon Yvonne Carleton, December 2, 1953. Children: Karen Lynn, Sandra Lee, Iris Carter.

James Goss Edmonds

Lucille (Holland) Edmonds

Sharon Yvonne Carleton

Karen Lynn Edmonds

Sandra Lee Edmonds

Iris Carter Edmonds