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Henry Moak Rollins

Henry Moak Rollins, American former oil drilling equipment company executive, consultant. Recipient Distinguished Service award International Association Drilling Contractors, Houston, 1967.

Background

  • Rollins, Henry Moak was born on September 11, 1921 in Gulfport, Mississippi, United States. Son of Henry Martin and Sophie Palmer (Hutson) Rollins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1942. Master of Business Administration, University Texas, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, University Texas, 1972.

    Career

    • Product engineer Hughes Tool Company, Houston, 1947-1951. Vice president engineering and manufacturing Drilco Oil Tools Inc., Midland, Texas, 1951-1967. Lecturer, department finance University Texas, Austin, 1968-1979.

      Commissioner Public Utility Commission of Texas, 1978-1982, chairman, 1982-1983. Senior lecturer, department finance University Texas, 1983-1984. President Financo Inc., 1983-1988.

      Chairman, chief executive officer Smith International Inc., Newport Beach, California, 1987-1988. Chairman Financo, Inc., Austin, 1989-1991. Independent consultant, since 1991.

      Chairman Gulf Federal Savings & Loan Association, Metairie, Louisiana, 1986-1988. Board directors Smith International Inc., Houston, Franklin Federal Bancshares, Austin, Texas.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Trustee Schreiner College, Kerrville, Texas, since 1986, chairman, since 1993, Texas Presbyterian Foundation, since 1990, Austin Community Foundation, since 1991 (president elect), board directors Austin Symphony. Captain United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1946. Member of Austin Country, Headliners (trustee 1986-1989).

    Connections

    • Married Emogene Broaddus, October 20, 1946. Children: Joseph, Robert, Richard.
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    Born September 11, 1921
    Died January 27, 2005
    (aged 83)
    • 1942
      Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University
    • 1969
      University Texas
    • 1972
      University Texas
    • 1947 - 1951
      Product engineer, Hughes Tool Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1951 - 1967
      vice president, engineering and manufacturing Drilco Oil Tools Incorporated
      Midland, Cayman Islands
    • 1968 - 1979
      lecturer
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      senior, lecturer
    • 1983 - 1988
      president, Financo Incorporated
    • 1987 - 1988
      chairman, officer Smith International Incorporated
      Newport Beach, California, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      chief executive, officer Smith International Incorporated
      Newport Beach, California, United States
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