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James Vincent Brown

James Vincent Brown, American oil executive.

Background

  • Brown, James Vincent was born on February 6, 1896 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Fred H. and Mary Ann (Guilfoyle) Brown.

  • Education

    • Graduate McIntosh Commercial School, 1921, Bentley College Accounting and Finance, 1924. Student St. Bonaventure College.

    Career

    • Accountant, office manager Murray Brothers Company, Lawrence, 1919-1924. Instructor accounting McIntosh Commercial School, 1924. Agent United States Internal Revenue, Washington, Pittsburgh, Bradford, Pennsylvania, 1924-1929.

      Public accountant, tax specialist, Bradford, 1929-1952. Comptroller Healey Petroleum Corporation, Bradford, 1929-1941. Petroleum specialist United States Tariff Commission, 1941-1942.

      Petroleum economics analyst Indiana Petroleum Association American, Washington, 1942-1946, chairman cost committee, member tax policy committee supply and demand committee of association, director, 1953. Partner, manager Healey Insurance Agency, Bradford, 1941-1945. Executive secretary, treasurer National Petroleum Council, Washington, 1947-1962.

      President, director Brown realty corporation, from 1938, Ella Oil Corporation, 1940-1948, Le Suer Oil Corporation, 1940-1948. Treasurer, director Terminal Building Corp, 1930-1962, Moody, Karl & Wintermantel, Inc., 1938-1945. Director Haas Dobson, Inc., participant in Allegheny Land & Mineral Company, oil and gas production, West Virginia, from 1959.

      Secretary-treasurer nat. crude oil industry advising committee OPA, 1945-1946. Member requirements panel and domestic civilian demand committee Military Petroleum Advisory Board, 1947-1951. City treasurer, Bradford, 1930-1931.

      Town commissioner, Bethany Beach, Delaware, 1960-1962. Trustee, corporator Bentley College, from 1964.

    Works

    • Author articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member requirements panel and domestic civilian demand committee Military Petroleum Advisory Board, 1947-1951. City treasurer, Bradford, 1930-1931. Member Board of Governors Port St. Lucie (Florida) Country.

    Served as corporal A.A.F., 1918. Fellow Baker Vanguard Society, Bentley College. Member American Petroleum Institute, Indiana Petroleum Association American, Interstate Oil Compact Commission (vice chairman economics advising committee 1946-1950), Mid-Continent Oil and Gas Association (economics advisory subcommittee to depletion committee), International Platform Association, St. Andrews Society of Florida, Omega Beta Omega (charter).

    Clubs: National Press (Washington).

    Connections

    • Married Jeanie Small Murray Eaton, September 22, 1925. Children: Martha (Mistress.
    • father: Fred H. Brown
    • mother: Mary Ann (Guilfoyle) Brown
    • spouse: Jeanie Small Murray Eaton
    • child: Martha (Mrs Brown
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