C. Molton Williams

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Charles Molton Williams (born June 21, 1930 in Birmingham; died January 6, 2004) was an insurance and real estate executive.

Charles was the son of Elliott Williams Sr and the former Gertrude Molton, daughter of Thomas Molton. His father served as senior officer of the firm of Molton, Allen & Williams. Charles earned his bachelor of science in business administration at Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Virginia in 1952 and served two year sin the U.S. Army. He began his career at his father's company and married the former Pauline Hope White of Uniontown in 1954.

Williams succeeded his father as president of Molton, Allen & Williams in 1968 and was elected chair of the board in 1978. In 1983 he co-founded the Brigham-Williams & Associates real estate firm and also chaired its board until 1998. In 1973 he acquired a 1,633-acre tract of forested land in northern Shelby County which came to be called Dunavant Valley Oaks and used solely for hunting and family outings.

Williams was active with the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham and the Birmingham Festival of Arts Association. He also served on the advisory board for Birmingham Baptist Medical Center and on the boards of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Alabama, the Salvation Army, and Impact Family Counseling. He chaired the evangelism committee for the Presbytery of Sheppards and Lapsley and helped to found the Birmingham Emmaus Community and Re-Entry Ministries. He was also involved in the Kairos Prison Ministry. In 1995 he accepted the role of chair and CEO for Cornerstone Schools of Alabama.

Williams died in 2004 and is buried at Elmwood Cemetery.