logo logo

Chester Frothingham Smith

Chester Frothingham Smith, business executive. Decorated Knight, Legion of Honor (France); Knight, Order of Leopold (Belgium). Member American Petroleum Institute (vice president refining 1948-1950).; Club: Baltusrol Golf (Short Hills, New Jersey).

Background

  • Smith, Chester Frothingham was born on August 5, 1890 in Bayonne, New Jersey, United States. Son of Archibald A. and Frances A. (Fiske) Smith.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Pennsylvania, 1913.

    Career

    • Test laboratory, engineering department Standard Oil Corporation of New Jersey, Bayonne, New Jersey, 1908-1915, superintendent case and can department, 1915-1922, assistant to general superintendent, 1922-1926, general superintendent, 1926-1928, manager, 1928-1931 general manager New Jersey refineries New York City, 1931-1933, vice president, general manager manufacturing operations, 1933-1940, president, 1940-1944, director Standard Oil Corporation (N. J.) 1944-1956, vice president, 1946-1955, retired. Director Ethyl Corporation, Van Ameringen-Haebler, Inc. (New York City), Union County Savings Bank, Daystrom, Inc.

      (both Elizabeth, New Jersey). Trustee Pringry School (president of the board), Young Women’s Christian Association., Elizabeth, New Jersey, Bayonne Hospital.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member American Petroleum Institute (vice president refining 1948-1950). Club: Baltusrol Golf (Short Hills, New Jersey).

    Connections

    • Married Pauline A. Adelberg, March 28, 1914. Children: Barbara (Mistress Whitlock), Frances (Mistress Baker).
    • father: Archibald A. Smith
    • mother: Frances A. (Fiske) Smith
    • spouse: Pauline A. Adelberg
    • children: Barbara Smith (Mistress Whitlock)
    • Frances Smith (Mistress Baker)
    See on larger map
    Died December 30, 1964
    (aged 74)
    Nationality

    Award