Dresser Industries Board_Robert B. Anderson_1963
Shivers Named Director Of Dresser, Inc. Former Texas Governor. All;in Shivers, has been elected a Director of Dresser Industries, Inc., world-wide supplier of industrial equipment and technical services. F.x-Ciov. Shivers served as the state's chief executive from 1949 1 through ll>57. He resides in Aus- I tin, and in recent years has been erigaged in business activities in j lexas as lawyer, farmer, ranch- j er. and is C hairman of the Exe- | cutive C ommittee and a Director j of C haplin Oil and Refining C ompany. and also Chairman of. National Bankers I ite Insurance! Co.. Dallas. He is a Director of l exas Cinlt Sulphur Company, Branifl International Airways, and other companies. i His public life began in the lexas Senate in 1935, two years after receiving a iaw degree from the University of lexas. He served in the Senate until 1946, was Lieutenant Governor in 1947 before becoming Governor in 1949. He served two years in the European Theater during World War II. During his tour terms as Governor of I exas. he was chairman of the National Governors C on ference. the Southern Governors ( onferenee. the Interstate Oil I (ompany Commission. and | President of the Council of State I Governments. His election as Director brings Dresser's Board to twelve members. Others include Roh eit B. Anderson, New York, former U. S. Secretary of the I reusury; Norman C handler. President of the limes-Mirror C ompany. 1 os Angeles; Henry P. Isham, C hairman, Clearing Industrial District Inc.. Chicago; I ewis VV'. MacNaughton. Senior C hairm.-n. DeGolyer and MacNaughton, Dallas: William A. McAfee of McAfee. Hanning, Newcomer. Ha/lett & Wheeler, C leveland; H N. Mallon and J. B O'Connor of Dallas. Dresser executives on the Board are lohn Lawrence. ( haiiman of the Board and ( hief Executive Officer; I . Ci. I abian. Jr., President; R I . Keimer. ( hairman of the Finance Committee and Ireas- urer; and Williard M. Johnson, President ef Dresser's subsidiary Magnet Cove Barium C orp., I louston Dresser Industries is a group of 14 operating companies and <0 foreign subsidiaries supplyinu ■equipment and services to the chemical, gas. oil power and oetieral industries.