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Charles Robert Rider

Charles Robert Rider, American oil executive. Member of the American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association Petroleum Geologists, Indiana Petroleum Association.

Background

  • Rider, Charles Robert was born on November 4, 1895 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Son of George Ellis and Louise (Hucke) Rider.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1919.

    Career

    • 1 son, Charles R. Geologist El Auguila Oil Corporation, Mexico, 1920-1922, Marland Oil Corporation, Texas, 1923-1924. Division geologist Atlantic Refining Company, Venezuela, 1924-1929. Vice president Drilling & Exploration Company, Inc., 1929-1946.

      President Twin Oil Corporation, Texas, 1946-1955. Chairman Drilexco, Dallas, 1955-1957. President Drilling & Exploration Company, Incorporated, 1957-1961, chairman, since 1961.

    Membership

    Member of the American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association Petroleum Geologists, Indiana Petroleum Association.

    Connections

    • Married Bess Kirven, November 10, 1925.
    • father: George Ellis Rider
    • mother: Louise (Hucke) Rider
    • spouse: Bess Kirven
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    Born November 4, 1895
    Died November 18, 1961
    (aged 66)
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