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Harry Franklin Glair

oil company executive.

Harry Franklin Glair, American oil company executive. Member Zeta Psi.; Mason.


Glair, Harry Franklin was born on August 28, 1888 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Louis C. and Emma (Olsey) Glair.


Bachelor of Science, University of Illinois, 1912.


1 daughter, Jacquelyn. Began with Standard Oil Corporation as clerk at Whiting refinery, 1906, draftsman Wood River refinery, 1907. With Curtis & Company, St. Louis, July-October 1912.

Became engineer Whiting refinery Standard Oil Corporation, 1912, assistant superintendent paraffin department, 1914, superintendent, 1920, assistant general superintendent Whiting refinery, 1921, general superintendent, 1927, manager refinery, 1929, assistant general manager manufacturing department, 1931, general manager manufacturing department, 1933, elected director Standard Oil Corporation, 1934, director of purchases since 1951. President board of trustees Whiting Community Service. Director Illinois Foundation from 1949, president since 1952.


Member Zeta Psi.; Mason. Clubs: Flossmoor Country.


Married Hortense Oliver, November 10, 1915.

Louis C. Glair

Emma (Olsey) Glair

Hortense Oliver