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Eugene Holman, American corporation executive. Served in photographic branch aviation service, World War, 1918.; Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Chi Phi.

Background

Holman, Eugene was born on May 2, 1895 in San Angelo, Texas, United States. Son of James R. and Geneva (Moore) Holman.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Simmons U., Abilene, Texas, 1916. Master of Arts, University of Texas, 1917.

Career

Geological assistant, Texas Company, in Cuba, Mexico and Texas, 1917. Geological aide, United States Geological Survey, Washington, District of Columbia, Oklahoma and Texas, 1919-1920. Geological scouting and land work, Humble Oil & Refining Company, Houston, Texas, 1921-1922, superintendent Louisiana-Arkansas div., 1922-1925, chief geologist, 1926-1928.

Executive, production department, Standard Oil Corporation (New Jersey) and officer of various affiliated companies, 1929-June 1940, vice president Standard Oil Corporation (New Jersey), 1942, member Executive Committee, 1943-1960, chairman, 1945-1960, Standard Oil Corporation (New Jersey), 1940, president, 1944, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1954-1960. Director of the Borden Company, New York City, since 1960. Director of The Chase Manhattan Bank, Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor various technical, business articles.

Membership

Served in photographic branch aviation service, World War, 1918. Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, American Petroleum Institute, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Chi Phi. Clubs: University, Explorers (New York).

Connections

Married Edith Carver Reid, November 22, 1923. Children: Catherine Geneva, Eugene.

father:
James R. Holman

mother:
Geneva (Moore) Holman

spouse:
Edith Carver Reid

children:
Catherine Geneva Holman

Eugene Holman