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Howard Joseph Whitehill

Howard Joseph Whitehill, business executive. Member Petroleum Industry War Council, 1944-1945; Served as First lieutenant, 323d field artillery, 83d div., United States Army, World War I.; Member American Petroleum Institute, Independent Petroleum Association of America, National Stripper Well Association of America (president 1944-1945), Oklahoma Stripper Well Association (president and secretary), Phi Gamma Delta.; Mason (32°).

Background

  • Whitehill, Howard Joseph was born on May 9, 1894 in Knox, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Benjamin Franklin and Catherine (Donovan) Whitehill.

  • Education

    • Student Ohio State University, 1912-1914. Bachelor of Arts, Harvard, 1916.

    Career

    • In production of crude oil since 1919. President Whitehill Oil Corporation since 1927.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Petroleum Industry War Council, 1944-1945. Served as First lieutenant, 323d field artillery, 83d div., United States Army, World War I. Member American Petroleum Institute, Independent Petroleum Association of America, National Stripper Well Association of America (president 1944-1945), Oklahoma Stripper Well Association (president and secretary), Phi Gamma Delta.

    Mason (32°).; Clubs: Harvard (president 1942-1946), Southern Hills Country, Tulsa (Oklahoma).

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Allbritain, June 11, 1918. Children: Benjamin Franklin II, Howard Joseph.
    • father: Benjamin Franklin Whitehill
    • mother: Catherine (Donovan) Whitehill
    • spouse: Ruth Allbritain
    • children: Benjamin Franklin II Whitehill
    • Howard Joseph Whitehill
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    Died December 15, 1963
    (aged 69)
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