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Oil company executive

Ford Mulford Graham, American oil company executive. State crusade chairman American Cancer Society, 1964-1965; director Tulane University.


Graham, Ford Mulford was born on May 29, 1911 in Sumner, Michigan, United States. Son of Frederick Joseph and Anna (Mulford) Graham.


Bachelor of Arts, Alma College, 1932;Juris Doctor, University of Michigan, 1938.


Division landman, Humble Oil & Refining Company, 1938-1946;Louisiana manager mineral division, Gaylord Container Corporation, 1946-1954;independent oil operator, 1954-1958;president, Citizens National Bank in Hammond, Louisiana, 1954-1957;Chairman of the Board, Citizens National Bank in Hammond, 1957-1961;vice president, Monterey Oil Corporation, 1958-1960;vice-president, director, Monterey Pipe Line Company, 1960;vice president, Louisiana Land & Exploration Company, New Orleans, 1960;president, Louisiana Land & Exploration Company, 1961-1967;chief executive, Louisiana Land & Exploration Company, 1962-1967;chief Executive officer, Louisiana Land & Exploration Company, 1967-1972;Chairman of the Board, Louisiana Land & Exploration Company, 1967-1974;chairman of the executive committee, Louisiana Land & Exploration Company, 1971-1981;also director, Louisiana Land & Exploration CompanyChairman of the Board, Graham Resources Inc. Member National Petroleum Council, 1963-1975. 15 year director Halliburton Services, Hibernia National Bank.


State crusade chairman American Cancer Society, 1964-1965. Director Tulane University.


Married Maxine Ingold, July 22, 1933. Children: Shirley (Mistress Louis Wiginton), John Jay.

Frederick Joseph Graham

Anna (Mulford) Graham

Maxine Ingold

Shirley Graham (Mistress Louis Wiginton)

John Jay Graham