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Paul Garrett Blazer

Paul Garrett Blazer, American oil executive. award, U. Ky. Member Petroleum Industry War Council. 1941-1945; member National Petroleum Council, 1946-1957. Enlisted Reserve United States Army, 1917-1918; Member American Petroleum Institute (director), Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

  • Blazer, Paul Garrett was born on September 19, 1890 in New Boston, Illinois, United States. Son of David Newton and Mary (Janes) Blazer.

  • Education

    • Student William and Vashti College, Aledo, Illinois, 1908-1910, University of Chicago, 1914-1917. Doctor of Laws Centre College, 1950. Doctor of Laws, University Kentucky, 1952, Marshall College, Huntington, West Virginia, 1958, Pikeville College, 1959.

    Career

    • Charge student subscription solicitors as manager educational div., Curtis Public Company, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1910-1913. Advertising manager Great Northern Refining Company, Chicago. Assisted in organization Great Southern Refining Company, Lexington, Kentucky, 1919, served as sales manager vice president.

      One of incorporators Ashland (Kentucky) Refining Company, 1924, general manager and president 1924-1936. President Swiss Oil Corporation, Lexington, Kentucky, 1935-1936. President Ashland (Kentucky) Oil & Refining Company (consolidation of Ashland Refining Company and Swiss Oil Corporation).

      1936-1944; chairman board, 1944-1957, chairman of the finance committee, since 1957. Chairman board Cincinnati branch, Fred. Reserve Bank of Cleveland, 1949-1950, director, 1945-1950.

      Chairman Campaign for Kentucky Constitutional Convention, 1946-1947.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member Petroleum Industry War Council. 1941-1945; member National Petroleum Council, 1946-1957. Enlisted Reserve United States Army, 1917-1918.

    Member American Petroleum Institute (director), Alpha Tau Omega.

    Connections

    • Married Georgia Frances Monroe, 1917. Children: Paul Garrett, Doris Virginia, Stuart Monroe (deceased).
    • father: David Newton Blazer
    • mother: Mary (Janes) Blazer
    • spouse: Georgia Frances Monroe
    • children: Paul Garrett Blazer
    • Doris Virginia Blazer
    • Stuart Monroe Blazer (deceased)
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    Born September 19, 1890
    Died December 9, 1966
    (aged 76)
    Nationality

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