|Birth: ||Jun. 26, 1912|
|Death: ||Mar. 9, 2007|
Tom Green County
Sam was born in Big Hollow,west of mertzon near Irion City.
He was the middle son of Tom and Ethel Ault and grandson of Thomas Jefferson Ault,one of the founding fathers of Irion City in Irion County. In 1929,he married Marie Jones,and they lived on the Ike Funk ranch until they left for California so Sam could be in the movies. He met director Jack Sullivan with Warner Brother studio while looking at an apartment in Hollywood and was hired on the spot.Sam was in various movies,including Dive Bomber,Sante Fe Trail,The Westerner,and The Outlaw where he meet his long time friend ,Ben Johnson,who was on his first trip to Hollywood bringing paint hourses from Oklahoma.When son Ikewas born in 1941,he was Gary Coopers double in Sergeant York.He also doulbled for Ronald Reagan on several occasions.After returning to Texas ,he bought livestock for the movie studios and transported the cattle and horses to California. In his lifetime ,he had partnerships with five different auction barns in West Texas,the first being the Producers Auction in San Angelo,which was started by him ,his father,brother and J.C. Snow .He also bought cattle for Lillie White Packing House in Los Angeles and Toveri Feed Yards in Arizona. He spent many years dealing in livestock and real estate in Texas ,New Mexico,California,and Arizona. He will be remembered by his family and friends as a man who lived life to the fullest.As Sam said about his life ,"There are so many stories in this head of mine,memories of good and bad times ,characters and places I have experienced.I have been blessed with a long and very good life".
Desdia Marie Jones Ault (1907 - 1967)*
Created by: JW NELSON
Record added: Mar 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18316927
Love you Sam and miss you do much! Grandmother is great and working on 96 years young! Love and prayers to you Marie and Michael and the rest of the family!JW. (Kevin)|
Added: Jun. 14, 2013
Well Sam or grandad I miss you and although doing the right thing was not done from your side of the family I wish true love had prevailed on their part. Grandmother is 94 and a half and she's doing great with my love and care. Grandmother as well as Aaro...(Read more)|
Added: Jun. 17, 2012
Sarah Locklin Taylor
Added: Feb. 13, 2009
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