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Walker Stillwell Clute

Walker Stillwell Clute, Canadian consultant geologist, petroleum engineer. Served with AS, United States Army, as Second lieutenant, R.M.A., pursuit pilot, World War I.; Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association Petroleum Geologists. American Legion, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.

Background

  • Clute, Walker Stillwell was born on September 12, 1891 in Vancouver, B.C. Son of James M. and Mary Ella (Saunders) Clute.

  • Education

    • Student Occidental College, 2 years. Bachelor of Arts (Geology and Mining), Stanford, 1915.

    Career

    • 1 son, Walker Van. Oil inspector City of Los Angeles. Deputy oil assessor Los Angeles County. Geologist for various Doheny interests.

      Oil exploration in Colombia. S.A., in gulf coast and mid-continent, United States. Oil and gas valuation engineer United States Treasury Department.

      Field manager Wyoming and Montana properties. United States Geological survey, Washington, Tulsa. Chief oil and gas section California Tax Research Bureau, State Board Equalization.

      Consultant practice, Los Angeles, 1933-1944. Specializes in geology and economics petroleum industry. Has written many technical, science articles on oil development.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Served with AS, United States Army, as Second lieutenant, R.M.A., pursuit pilot, World War I. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association Petroleum Geologists. American Legion, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.

    Clubs: Newport Harbor Yacht, Petroleum of Los Los Angeles.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Marie Day, March 31, 1923.
    • father: James M. Clute
    • mother: Mary Ella (Saunders) Clute
    • spouse: Helen Marie Day
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    Born September 12, 1891
    Died November 23, 1964
    (aged 73)
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