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Charles Robert Rider

oil executive

Charles Robert Rider, American oil executive. Member of the American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association Petroleum Geologists, Indiana Petroleum Association.

Background

Rider, Charles Robert was born on November 4, 1895 in Fort Smith, Arkansas, United States. Son of George Ellis and Louise (Hucke) Rider.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University Oklahoma, 1919.

Career

1 son, Charles R. Geologist El Auguila Oil Corporation, Mexico, 1920-1922, Marland Oil Corporation, Texas, 1923-1924. Division geologist Atlantic Refining Company, Venezuela, 1924-1929. Vice president Drilling & Exploration Company, Inc., 1929-1946.

President Twin Oil Corporation, Texas, 1946-1955. Chairman Drilexco, Dallas, 1955-1957. President Drilling & Exploration Company, Incorporated, 1957-1961, chairman, since 1961.

Membership

Member of the American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association Petroleum Geologists, Indiana Petroleum Association.

Connections

Married Bess Kirven, November 10, 1925.

father:
George Ellis Rider

mother:
Louise (Hucke) Rider

spouse:
Bess Kirven