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W.O. Bankston

January 1, 2019

President W. O. Bankston Enterprises, Inc. (Deceased) – Dallas, Texas

W. O. Bankston has been an automobile dealer since he opened a used car business in 1937, and has owned and operated a number of new car dealerships … Packard, Oldsmobile, Lincoln-Mercury, Datsun, Saab-Scania … since 1941. In 1960 he was the first recipient of what now is the Time Magazine Quality Dealer Award. In addition to his automobile dealerships and farming, ranching and oil interests throughout Texas, and long activity on industry committees and in auto industry associations, Mr. Bankston has participated in numerous public and philanthropic activities, including serving as a charter member and chairman of the Texas Motor Vehicle Commission. He is presently a member of the Texas Department of Water Resources Board and active in the rehabilitation of alcoholics and a wide range of church, chamber of commerce, civic and club activities. “I’ve been successful in my business and my life because I give of my time to my fellow man … I invite you to do the same.”