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Howard Alexander McKinley

Howard Alexander McKinley, American petroleum company executive.


  • McKinley, Howard Alexander was born on April 13, 1925 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Lindsay Parker and Sarah Marjorie (McClintock) McKinley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, St. Lawrence University, 1949. Master of Arts, Oxford University, England, 1951.


    • With exploration and production department Conoco, Inc., Houston, 1952-1958. Vice president, director Conoco International Incorporated, New York York City, 1958-1964. Managing director Conch Methane Service Ltd., London, 1964-1968.

      Vice president Conoco, Incorporated, New York York City, also Houston, 1968-1976. President, director Dubai Petroleum Company, United Arab Emirates, 1976-1982. Managing director Betrol N.V., London, since 1982.

      Chairman Petroleum Mining Corporation, New Orleans, 1983-1984. Board directors Montagu-Smith & Limited company, London. President, board directors Bahamas Energy Limited company, The Bahamas.

      Rhodes scholar Oxford University, 1949.


    Clubs: Knickerbocker (New York City).


    • Married Jean Frances Makray, July 26, 1952. Children– Alexandra, Francine, Melanie.
    • father: Lindsay Parker McKinley
    • mother: Sarah Marjorie (McClintock) McKinley
    • spouse: Jean Frances Makray
    • children: Alexandra McKinley
    • Francine McKinley
    • Melanie McKinley
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