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Robert Walther Mountrey

Robert Walther Mountrey, business executive. Decorated Bronze Star medal (2). Served to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1946.


  • Mountrey, Robert Walther was born on January 6, 1915 in Hoboken, New Jersey, United States. Son of Howard Jefferson Varick and Minerva (Walther) Mountrey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, United States Naval Academy, 1937. Graduate Advanced Management Program, Harvard, 1950.


    • New Jersey), 1937-1941, 47-56, 59-62, transportation coordinator Eastern hemisphere, 1959-1962. Vice-president, director Esso Shipping, Inc., 1957-1958, Esso Tankers, Inc., 1958-1959, Butterworth System, Inc., 1958-1968, Standard Tankers Bahamas (Ltd.), 1958-1968, Transmarine Carriers, Inc., 1968-1970, Ocean Industries, Inc., 1968-1970, Career Associates, Inc., 1971-1975. Vice president Esso International, Inc., 1962-1968.

      President Atlantic Terminal & Tanker Services, Inc., 1970-1974. Board mgrs. American Bureau Shipping, 1964-1968.


    Served to commander of The United States Navy Reserve, 1941-1946.


    • Married Mary Elizabeth Wohlsen, August 19, 1939. Children: Barbara Jane, William Varick Mountrey, With Standard Oil Corporation.
    • father: Howard Jefferson Varick Mountrey
    • mother: Minerva (Walther) Mountrey
    • spouse: Mary Elizabeth Wohlsen
    • children: Barbara Jane Mountrey
    • William Varick Mountrey
    • With Standard Oil Co Mountrey
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    Born January 6, 1915
    Died November 26, 1980
    (aged 65)