|Birth: ||Dec., 1867|
|Death: ||Sep. 15, 1938|
Los Angeles County
Pioneer Oklahoma City businessman, W T Hales, 65, died in a Los Angeles Hospital after spending several months at his summer home in Long Beach. At death, he was president of the Hales-Mullaly Inc; president of the Hales Investment Co; chairman of the Los Angeles Savings & Loan Co; vice president of First National Bank & Trust Co. He started a horse and mules busines at the turn of the century and started amassing a fortune.
He married Oneta Hales, Jun 21, 1893, and they divorced in 1935. On Oct 23, 1938, she was made co-trustee for the Security Building which was placed in trust for their five children. The building, located on SE corner of Main & Harvey, was valued at $250,000 and was not part of the estate. The William T Hales estate worth $1 million, consisting of real estate, stocks, securities, oil & gas producing lands and leases and household goods, was held in trust.
Beneficiaries included five children, Mrs Carter Mullaly, Mrs W F Peterson, Mrs Joe Chalmers Campbell, W T Hales Jr and George Hales, all of OKC; two brothers, T J Hales & James L Hales (deceased); and his personal secretary (name illegible).
Daughter: Viva Peterson #43659899
Jesse Anderson Hales (1823 - 1890)
Martha Jane Beasley Hales (1832 - 1905)
Oneta Burnsides Hales (1876 - 1949)*
Viva Oneta Hales Peterson (1900 - 1978)*
Hattie Belle Hales Mullaly (1905 - 1963)*
George Alfred Hales (1909 - 1972)*
Lucille Constance Hale Campbell (1912 - 1941)*
James Lemuel Hales (1850 - 1937)*
George Harrison Hales (1860 - 1930)*
William Taylor Hales (1867 - 1938)
Bell McCormack (1871 - 1901)*
Plot: Fairlawn Mausoleum
Maintained by: Shannon Miles
Originally Created by: Janet LaMotte
Record added: Mar 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 107062215