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Ralph Omer Rhoades

Ralph Omer Rhoades, American oil executive. Served as sergeant, United States.M.C., 1917-1919.; Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Pittsburgh Geological Soc.

Background

  • Rhoades, Ralph Omer was born on July 30, 1895 in Urich, Missouri, United States. Son of William Allen and Birdie B. (Bailey) Rhoades.

  • Education

    • Student of University Kansas, 1915-1917. Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1922.

    Career

    • Geologist exploration S.A., Europe. Middle East and Far East Gulf Oil Corporation, 1926-1940, successively geologist, staff geologist, executive assistant to vice president charge production Pittsburgh office, senior vice president, 1940-1958, executive vice-president, director, 1958-1959, Chairman of the Board, 1959-1960.

    Membership

    Served as sergeant, United States.M.C., 1917-1919. Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Pittsburgh Geological Soc.

    Connections

    • Married Lura B. Arlin, August 3, 1923.
    • father: William Allen Rhoades
    • mother: Birdie B. (Bailey) Rhoades
    • spouse: Lura B. Arlin
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    Born July 30, 1895
    Died July 19, 1961
    (aged 65)
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