My First Job: Bart Wales

June 23, 2012 at 1:23 a.m.

Bart Wales

Bart Wales

• Name: Bart Wales

• Age: 54

• City of residence: Refugio

• Current title: Local historian, director of the Refugio County Museum

• First job: I worked as a roughneck on a drilling rig when I was 18. That was my first paying job.

• What it taught me: I learned to get an education and that there had to be something better to do.

My First Job is a feature that highlights people's first - or wackiest - job and what they learned from the experience. Please limit responses to 100 words or less. Responses may be edited for style, content or length. A photo of the jobholder accompanies the feature.



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