1 son, Peter Rafael. Began as research engineer Burgess Company, Marblehead, Massachusetts, 1912, W. A. Hall, chemical engineer, 1913. Chief engineer Hall Motor Fuel Limited company, England, 1914-1916. Construction engineering N.E. and Invincible Oil crops., 1919-1921.
Chief engineer N.E. Oil Refining Company, 1921-1923. Construction engineering A. D. Little & Company, Gasoline Products Company and Pierce Oil Company, 1923-1925. Construction engineering Texas Company and Gulf Refining Company 1926-1956, Standard Oil Corporation of New York, Vacuum Oil Company and Gasoline Products Company, 1929-1946.
Director The deFlorez Company, Incorporated. Director American-Optical Company, National Aviation Corporation, Douglas Aircraft Company, Incorporated. Engaged in the design, construction and operation of cracking plants for various oil refineries in the United States and foreign, 1913-1940.
Now aviation and mechanical engrs. consultant Inventions: deFlorez Cracking Process, deFlorez Temperature Control System, deFlorez Vertical Stills, Safety Drilling Systems, Remote Control Devices. Former president Flight Safety Foundation.