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Arthur E. Pew, business executive.


Pew, Arthur E. was born on September 25, 1898 in Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Arthur E. and Helene (Crocker) Pew.


Student United States Naval Academy, 1917-1919, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1919-1920.


With production department Sun Oil Corporation, 1921-1922, refing. department, 1922-1926, chief engineer, 1926-1930, director, since 1930, vice president, 1930-1948. President, Chairman of the Board, director Mining & Development Corporation, 1955-1958. Vice president Houdry Process Corporation, 1936-1947.

Director 1st Pennsylvania Banking and Trust Company, Universal Moulded Products Corporation (Chairman of the Board, 1947-1958). Vice chairman District 1, Committee on Refining under Petroleum Administrator for War, member advising committee, aviation gasoline 1942-1945. Trustee Philadelphia Museum Art, Hill School, Grove City College, Temple University, Bryn Mawr Hospital, American Oncological Hospital Chairman American Petroleum Institute commission on refinery standardization 1932-1947 (councillor 1938-1947).

Member Society Automotive Engineers, American Society for Metals Society American Military Engineers, American Ordnance Association, American Chemical Society, American Petroleum Institute.


Clubs: Union League, Corinthian Yacht (Philadelphia).


Married second, Julia Ford, November 22, 1940. Children: Richard Ford, Julia Ellen.

Arthur E. Pew

Helene (Crocker) Pew

Julia Ford

Richard Ford Pew

Julia Ellen Pew