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Arthur E. Pew

Arthur E. Pew, business executive.


  • Pew, Arthur E. was born on September 25, 1898 in Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Arthur E. and Helene (Crocker) Pew.

  • Education

    • Student United States Naval Academy, 1917-1919, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1919-1920.


    • With production department Sun Oil Corporation, 1921-1922, refing. department, 1922-1926, chief engineer, 1926-1930, director, since 1930, vice president, 1930-1948. President, Chairman of the Board, director Mining & Development Corporation, 1955-1958. Vice president Houdry Process Corporation, 1936-1947.

      Director 1st Pennsylvania Banking and Trust Company, Universal Moulded Products Corporation (Chairman of the Board, 1947-1958). Vice chairman District 1, Committee on Refining under Petroleum Administrator for War, member advising committee, aviation gasoline 1942-1945. Trustee Philadelphia Museum Art, Hill School, Grove City College, Temple University, Bryn Mawr Hospital, American Oncological Hospital Chairman American Petroleum Institute commission on refinery standardization 1932-1947 (councillor 1938-1947).

      Member Society Automotive Engineers, American Society for Metals Society American Military Engineers, American Ordnance Association, American Chemical Society, American Petroleum Institute.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Clubs: Union League, Corinthian Yacht (Philadelphia).


    • Married second, Julia Ford, November 22, 1940. Children: Richard Ford, Julia Ellen.
    • father: Arthur E. Pew
    • mother: Helene (Crocker) Pew
    • spouse: Julia Ford
    • children: Richard Ford Pew
    • Julia Ellen Pew
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    Born September 25, 1898
    Died January 18, 1965
    (aged 66)