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Richard Eben Crocker

Richard Eben Crocker, American petroleum company executive. Recipient Author's award National Lubricating Grease Institute, 1976, Fellow's award National Lubricating Grease Institute, 1978. Member American Chemical Society.


  • Crocker, Richard Eben was born on March 11, 1932 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Clinch Nathaniel and Doris Lee (Campbell) Crocker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Redlands, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1959.


    • Director research and technical service Witfield Chemical Company, Long Beach, California, 1964-1966. Research associate Atlantic Richfield Company Chemical Company, Anaheim, 1966-1969. Senior research chemist Chevron Research Company, Richmond, 1969-1973, senior research associate, 1973-1979, manager lubricants division, since 1979.


    • Patentee in field.


    Member American Chemical Society.


    • Married Mary Joanne Kendrick, August 15, 1954. Children: Nancy Joanne, James Richard, Steven Clinch.
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    Born March 11, 1932
    • 1953
      University Redlands
    • 1959
      Michigan State University
    • 1964 - 1966
      Director, research and technical service Witfield Chemical Company
      Long Beach, California, United States
    • 1966 - 1969
      research associate, Atlantic Richfield Company Chemical Company
      Anaheim, California, United States
    • 1969 - 1973
      senior, research chemist Chevron Research Company
      Richmond, Virginia, United States