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Charles Walter Hamilton

Charles Walter Hamilton, American oil executive. Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce, American Petroleum Institute, Bolivarian Society United States, Inc., American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 25 Year.

Background

  • Hamilton, Charles Walter was born on April 8, 1890 in Ithaca, Michigan, United States. Son of Edward D. and Ella (Weidman) Hamilton.

  • Education

    • Graduate Ithaca Public School, 1908. Student Alma (Michigan) College, 1908-1909, Military School, Highland Falls, New York, 3 months, 1909. Bachelor of Arts, University of Oklahoma, 1912.

      Post-graduate study University of Chicago, Colombian-American director Pan-American months, 1915.

    Career

    • With United States and Oklahoma Geological Survey in Northeastern Oklahoma, summer 1910. United States Geological Survey, North Dakota and Montana, summer, 1911. Assistant in Oklahoma Geological Survey offices, 1910-1912.

      Geologist Cia Mexicana de Petroleo, El Aguila, S.A., 1912-1915. Roma Oil Corporation, Oklahoma and Kansas, 1915-1916. Chief geologist Mexican Gulf Oil Corporation, Mexico, 1916-1917, general agent, 1917-1922.

      Assistant to vice president Gulf Oil Companies, New York, 1923-1940. Vice president Gulf Oil Corporation from 1940. Chairman Gulf Eastern Company, from 1954.

      Officer various American companies operating Eastern Hemisphere wholly or party owned by Gulf Oil. Director Kuwait Oil Limited company, Eastern Gulf Oil Limited company Iranian Oil Participants, Ltd., Iranian Oil Services, Ltd.) member board of managers Montclair Savings Bank, 1949-1954. Director Inter-American Safety Council, 1943-1945, vice-president, director, 1946-1947.

      Director, vice president Montclair Young Men’s Christian Association, 1949-1954. Member Montclair Housing Authority, 1949-1951. Director Venequelan Chamber of Commerce, New York, 1943-1945, president, director 1945-1946.

      Director Colombian-American Chamber of Commerce, New York, 1946-1949. Director Pan-American Society, Inc.

    Membership

    Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce, American Petroleum Institute, Bolivarian Society United States, Inc., American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 25 Year. Clubs: Whitehall, University (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Irene Lucile Stroup, October 26, 1916. Children: Robert Dyer, Irene Elizabeth, Charles Walter (Junior.
    • father: Edward D. Hamilton
    • mother: Ella (Weidman) Hamilton
    • spouse: Irene Lucile Stroup
    • children: Robert Dyer Hamilton
    • Irene Elizabeth Hamilton
    • Charles Walter (Jr Hamilton
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    Born April 8, 1890
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