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consultant , Oil industry executive

Ellsworth E. Gullekson, oil industry executive, consultant. Registered professional engineer, California. Recipient Sioux award Outstanding Alumni, University North Dakota, 1979.


Gullekson, Ellsworth E. was born on February 17, 1912 in Beltrami, Minister. Son of Charles E. and Amelia (Johnson) Gullekson.


Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University North Dakota, 1937. Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, 1939.


Research and Development engineer Standard Oil Corporation California, El Segundo, 1939—1941, Richmond, 1941—1945. Assistant manager rubber research Reconstruction Finance Corporation, Washington, 1945—1947. Supervisor technical service California Research Corporation, El Segundo, 1947—1949.

Manager process development California Oil Corporation, Perth Amboy, New Jersey, 1949—1958. Assistant manager analytical division comptroller department Standard Oil Corporation California, San Francisco, 1959—1960, secretary management committee and manager analytical division, 1960—1967, assistant manager foreign operations department, 1967—1977. President Gullekson Associate, Reno, from 1977.

Management, engineering and energy consultant.


  • Registered professional engineer, California.


Member of Society Professional Management Consultant, World Affairs Council, California Institute of Technology Alumni Association, Sons of Norway, University North Dakota Alumni Association, Iron Mask, San Francisco Commercial Club, Commonwealth Club, Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa, Blue Key, Sigma Tau.


Married Beulah Rom, June 14, 1942. 1 child Demaris.

Charles E. Gullekson

Amelia (Johnson) Gullekson

Beulah Rom

Demaris Gullekson