NA Prince Natural Resource Asset Trust


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FD Prince (Fred D. Prince), Corsican, Texas (far right) ©2017 NA PRINCE NATURAL RESOURCE ASSET TRUST

NOTICE:

 

Please note that this website is currently envolving into a
Biography
 of
FD Prince
and vast Career as an leading
Independent Oil Operator and Leasehound

 

 

Reference: 


FD Prince, of Navarro County, Texas 1894-1976 (Primary County of his Homestead)

Opal T. Prince, of Navarro County, Texas 1899-1989 (Primary County of her Homestead)

FD Prince and Opal T. Prince were married on August 13th, 1919.

FD Prince, of Smith County, Texas (Secondary County reflecting Contractual Agreements)

FD Prince, of Tyler County, Texas (Secondary County reflecting Contractual Agreements)




Primary Reference Resource of Professional Associates that FD Prince brokered Deals with:
(Extracted from original Instruments that were filed in various County Clerks Office of Deeds of Records, Contracts and memorandums extracted from the FD Prince Estate Mineral Estate Resource Library, that reflects, but not limited to, from the vasts States of Arkansas, California, Louisiana, Montana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, and Texas)
 

1920

-Arron Prince (A Large Navarro County Cotton Farmer, and the Father of FD Prince), hereby provided FD Prince $5,000.00 to begin his new investing career in Purchasing, Selling, Developing and Operating Oil and Gas Wildcat Wells through the State of Texas and beyond into other vast numbers of States. With FD Prince's flair of associations through various means, began a professional career that lasted 56 years and a wide range of associations and backroom lease swaps, assignments, conveyances and newly developments in areas today, known in the industry as the golden years of high levels production.


1921

-Simms Oil Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-R.L. Wheelock (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-J.E. Rittersbacher (Texas and California Independent Oilman)


1922

-J.R. Pearson (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (known as Joseph R. Pearson)

-J.E. Rittersbacher (Texas and California Independent Oilman) 


1923

-J.R. Pearson (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (known as Joseph R. Pearson) (was a member of the Federal Oil Conservation Board (VOCB)

-J. Afton Burke (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-Cayuga Oil and Gas Company

-S. J. Vickers (Independent Oilman)

-J.E. Rittersbacher (Texas and California Independent Oilman) 


1924

-N.M. Wilson (Independent Oilman)
-J.E. Rittersbacher (Texas and California Independent Oilman)

 

1925

-John S. Storey (Independent Oilman)

-J.S. Smith (Independent Oilman)

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-W.L. Pickens (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (son of W.C. Pickens, Sr. – Texas wildcatters)

-Tom E. Cranfill (Walker-Caldwell Producing Company, Incorporated by R.S. Walker, C.M. Caldwell, Tom E. Cranfill and others in Dallas, Texas)

-Cranfill & Reynolds, Inc.

-Kirby Petroleum Company (being John Henry Kirby until 1956)

-Max Gutman (Independent Oilman)

-Godley Oil Inc. (Operator and Leaseholder)

-J.C. Hamilton (Independent Oilman)

-R. E. Smith (Skelly Oil Company, 1948-1951) / (Independent Oilman)

-B.H. Smith (IndependentOilman)

-K.N. Hapgood (Independent Oilman)

-J.R. Pearson (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (known as Joseph R. Pearson) (being a member of the Federal Oil Conservation Board (VOCB)

-R.M. Sims (Crockett Independent Oilman) (Mayor of Crockett, Texas)

-J.E. Rittersbacher (Texas and California Independent Oilman)

 

1926

-Will McMillan (Independent Oilman)

-W. S. Jackson (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman)(Provided Neal A. Prince, son of FD Prince, his first pet dog)

-E.L. Elam (Independent Oilman)

-W.C. Oil Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-Donald Clark (Independent Oilman)

-E.H. Perkins (Independent Oilman and the Judge of the County Court of Bastrop County, Texas)

-W.B. Powell (Independent Oilman)

-B.T. Quarles (Independent Oilman)

 

1927

-B.T. Quarles (Independent Oilman)

-E.L. Wilson (Independent Oilman)

-H.C. Cate (Independent Oilman)

-Joseph M. Wilson (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-Simms Oil Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-J.R. Pearson (see 1925)

-J.L. Collins (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-Ohio Fuel Oil Inc. (Operator and Leaseholder)

-Humble Oil & Refining Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-C.W. Boon, Jr. (Charles Wellborn Boon, Jr, 1896, Tyler, Texas, died 1944 Tyler, Texas, buried in Oakwood
Cemetery, Tyler, Texas)

E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (Partnership with Thomas Cranfill, known as the Cranfill and Germany Oil Company)

 

1928

-L.S. Clark (Independent Oilman)

-THE TEXAS COMPANY (Texaco) (Operator and Leaseholder)

-H.R. Smith (Operator and Leaseholder)

-J.B. Blanchard (Independent Oilman)

-S.V. Guerin (Tyler Oil Operator)

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (Partnership with Thomas Cranfill, known as the Cranfill and Germany Oil Company)

-A.B. Mandelstam (Independent Oilman)

-F.A. Gomillion (Independent Oilman)

-H.J. Porter (Independent Oil Operator)

-W.L. Pickens (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

 

1929

-I.P. Larue (Independent Oilman)

-Eighteen Petroleum Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-N.B. Morris, Jr. (Palestine Independent Oilman)

-H.G. Lewis (Operator and Leaseholder) (L&G Oil Company)

-D.E. Stimson (Independent Oilman)

-Chas Neubert (Independent Oilman) (Chase. Neubert & Co)

-W.L. Pickens (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-J.S. Smith (Independent Oilman) (J.S. Smith Oil Company, Inc.)

-Roy T. Clark (Bastrop Independent Oilman)

-W.C. Stroube (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-Tom E. Cranfill (Walker-Caldwell Producing Company, Incorporated by R.S. Walker, C.M. Caldwell, Tom E. Cranfill and others in Dallas, Texas)

-Cranfill & Reynolds, Inc.

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

 

1930

-K.N. Hapgood (Bastrop Independent Oilman) (Godley Oil and Gas Company)

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-Sinclair Prairie Oil & Gas Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-Benny Binion (Dallas, Texas – Personal Friend) (Famously known out of Dallas as a professional Gambler, he became the vanguard of Las Vegas Casino innovator. He was a personal friend of FD Prince and Mr. Binion knew FD Prince by name.)

 

1931

-F.N. Drane (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-W.F. Nenney (Tyler Independent Oilman) (Formerly Field Moutray-Moore Drilling Company)

-L.A. Grelling, Jr. (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-R.T. Sulling (Independent Oilman)

-W.S. Jackson (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-J.G. Catlett, Inc. (Independent Oilman, known as J.G. Catlett) (Messenger in the Mr. Charles F. Ushel, a wealth Oilman in Oklahoma City, kidnap by George R. Kelly, aka Machine Gun Kelly that was later caught and sent to Alcatraz)

-Tide Water Associated Oil and Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-Seaboard Oil Company of Delaware (Operator and Leaseholder)

-M.K. Towns (Independent Oilman) (M.K. Towns Production Company, Galveston, Texas)

 

1932

-Magnolia Petroleum Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-Humble Oil & Refining Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-Obtiz Oil Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-N.E. Dupree

-George J. Greer

-H.L. Brown, Partner of Brown & Wheeler, Inc. (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-W.R. Wheeler, Partner of Brown & Wheeler, Inc. (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-Robert D. Goodrich (President of Rio Oil Corporation)

-Rio Oil Corporation

 
 

1933

-Herbert Lassiter

-Kirby

-Fred Snuggs

-Sinclair Prairie Oil & Gas Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

 

1934

-J.R. Jones

-A.W. Edwards

 
1935

-Tom E. Cranfill, Partner of Cranfill & Reynolds Company

-Tom E. Cranfill (Walker-Caldwell Producing Company, incorporated by R.S. Walker, C.M. Caldwell, Tom E. Cranfill and others in Dallas, Texas)

-Cranfill & Reynolds, Inc.

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-C.W. Boon, Jr. (Charles Wellborn Boon, Jr, 1896, Tyler, Texas, died 1944 Tyler, Texas, buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Tyler, Texas)

 

1936

-Neversuch Oil Company

-L.A. Grelling (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

-C.N. Housh

-W.F. Nenney (Tyler Independent Oilman) (Formerly Field Moutray-Moore Drilling Company)

-D.F. Hugus

-L.A. Grelling, Jr. (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (known as Louis Alden Grelling, Jr. Oil Investments)

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-W.L. Pickens (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-Connell Oil Inc

-Southland Royalty Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

 

1937

-Neversuch Oil Company

-C.N. Housh

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

-L.A. Grelling, Jr. (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (Louis Alden Grelling, Jr. Oil Investments)

-W.F. Nenney (Tyler Independent Oilman) (Formerly Field Moutray-Moore Drilling Company)

-D.F. Hugus

-Paul Smith

 

1938

-R.J. Caraway

-C.G. Porter (Independent Oilman)

-W.F. Nenney (Tyler Independent Oilman) (Formerly Field Moutray-Moore Drilling Company)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


 

1939

-Magnolia Petroleum Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-C.G. Porter (Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


1940

-R.J. Caraway (Mississippi)

-E.L. Wilson (Mississippi)

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (managed the campaign of John Nance Garner, for the Democratic nomination for President)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 
1941

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 
1942

-C H. Highnote

-H. M. Bradford

-J.C. Biggs

-M. E. Roberts

-O. W. Killam

-A. O. Phillips

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (Democratic Chairman)

-Caldwell Oil Corporation (Operator and Leaseholder)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

FD Prince (Fred D. Prince), Corsican, Texas (center) ©2017 NATURAL RESOURCE ASSET TRUST

1943

-The Superior Oil Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (Democratic Chairman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)



1944

-T.F. Hodge (Mississippi)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1945

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


1946

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1947

-E.B. Germany (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (President of the Lone Star Stell Company, and later the President of the Mustang Oil Company)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


1948

-L.A. Grelling, Jr. (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (Louis Alden Grelling, Jr. Oil Investments)

-O.M. Boren

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1949

-L.A. Pinkston II (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1950

-Mrs. E. B. (Maggie Lee) Germany, of Dallas (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1951

-J.L. Jones

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1952

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


1953

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1954

-Stroube and Stroube (Corsicana Independent Oilman and Operators)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1955

-W.W. Beall

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


 

1956

-L. Hugh

-A.F. George

-Opal T. Prince (wife of FD Prince)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

-J.B. Stephens, Jr. (Independent Oilman)

-Stuart Butler (Independent Oilman)

-L.A. Pinkston II (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-L.A. Grelling, Jr. (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (Louis Alden Grelling, Jr. Oil Investments) Died in 1956

 

1957

-George Weinschel (Corsicana Independent Oilman)

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


1958

-W.R. Ray

-THE TEXAS COMPANY (Operator and Leaseholder)

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1959

-Livermore Drilling Company (Operator and Leaseholder)

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


 

1960

-Jack H. Meeks

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


 

1961

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


1962

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


1963


-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


1964

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


1965

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1966

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1967

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-James C. (Jim) Sewell (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (District Judge for the County of Navarro)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)


 

1968

-J.M. Hazlewood (Dallas Independent Oilman)

-M.L. Norman (Tyler Independent Oilman)

 

1969

1970

 

1971

-E.B. Germany (Dallas Independent Oilman)

 

1972

1973

1974

1975

 

1976

-Maynard Sowell (Corsicana Independent Oilman) (Juna Operating Inc.)
 

REFERENCES:


05/13/1925-Lockhart, Texas;San Antonio Express, Notice of FD Prince's new development of a new field;

10/11/1928-Lockhart, Texas;San Antonio Express, Notice of FD Prince's new development of a new field;

10/11/1928-Lockhart, Texas; Notice of FD Prince development of the Salt Fields;

02/21/1929-Lockhart, Texas;San Antonio Express, Notice of FD Prince's new development of a new field;

06/20/1929-Lockhart, Texas;San Antonio Express, Notice of FD Prince's new development of a new a field;

10/21/1938-Corsicana, Texas; CorsicanaDaily Sun, Page 1, FD Prince, Fire and Police Commissioner;

01/06/1943-Corsicana, Texas; CorsicanaDaily Sun, Page 1, FD Prince, Direction in Charge of the Rodeo Parade

09/03/1943-Corsicana, Texas;Corsicana Daily Sun, Page 3, Col. 5, FD Prince hosted Rotary Club Hymns;

09/20/1946-Abilene, Texas; The Abilene Reporter News, Page 27, Notice of FDPrince home being burglarized

09/20/1946-Galveston, Texas; The Galveston Daily News, Page 2, Notice of FD Princehome being burglarized

05/22/1947-Corsicana, Texas; CorsicanaDaily Sun, Page 9, Col. 8, FD Prince's notice as a Commissioner;

10/25/1950-Lubblock, Texas; Evening Journal Newspaper, Page 5, Col 5, Rotary Club Meeting;

01/07/1951-Abilene, Texas; Abilene Reporter News, Page 1, FD Prince's attendedRotary Club Meeting;

01/13/1951-Abilene, Texas; AbileneReporter News, Page 5, Col. 2, Rotary Club Meeting;

09/25/1965-Abilene, Texas;Abilene Reporter News, Page 13A, FD Prince's development of a wildcat area;

09/25/1965-Abilene, Texas;Abilene Reporter News, Notice of FD Prince's new development of a field;