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John Albert Marr

John Albert Marr, American investment company executive. Member Cultural Arts Council Houston, Forum.


  • Marr, John Albert was born on May 14, 1931 in Bath, Maine, United States. Son of John Hyde and Dorothy Louise (Lewis) Marr.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Northeastern University, 1954.


    • Registered professional engineer, Connecticut Various positions with Shell Oil Corporation, 1954-1974. Operations manager Bercon Company, Berwick, Pennsylvania, 1974-1975. Vice president Pecten Arabian Services subsidiary Shell Oil Corporation, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1975-1978, manufacturing advisor, Houston, 1978-1983.

      President John Marr Investments, Inc., Houston, since 1983, Kingwood Energy Inc., Houston, 1985-1986, 88—, Indigo Energy Inc., Houston, since 1986. Board directors Texas Chamber Orchestra, since 1981, president, 1982-1984. Board directors Woods at Hudson Homeowners Association, 1981-1984, president, 1981-1982.

      Board directors Support Center of Houston, since 1983, president, 1985-1986. President board directors Northwest Harris. County Municipal Utility District 30, since 1984.

      Board directors Scottish Heritage Foundation, since 1988. Board directors Caravelle Petroleum, 1987-1990. Board directors Houston Hospice, since 1985, president, since 1989.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Cultural Arts Council Houston, Forum.


    • Children: Michael Marr, Debra Costin, David Marr.
    • father: John Hyde Marr
    • mother: Dorothy Louise (Lewis) Marr
    • children: Michael Marr
    • Debra Costin Marr
    • David Marr
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    Born May 14, 1931
    Died September 22, 2007
    (aged 76)