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Henry Moak Rollins, American former oil drilling equipment company executive, consultant. Recipient Distinguished Service award International Association Drilling Contractors, Houston, 1967.


Rollins, Henry Moak was born on September 11, 1921 in Gulfport, Mississippi, United States. Son of Henry Martin and Sophie Palmer (Hutson) Rollins.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, 1942. Master of Business Administration, University Texas, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration, University Texas, 1972.


Product engineer, Hughes Tool Company, Houston, 1947-1951;vice president engineering and manufacturing, Drilco Oil Tools Inc., Midland, Texas, 1951-1967;lecturer, department finance, University Texas, Austin, 1968-1979;commissioner, Public Utility communications of Texas, Austin, 1978-1982;chairman, Public Utility communications of Texas, Austin, 1982-1983;senior lecturer, department finance, University Texas, Austin, 1983-1984;president, Financo Inc., Austin, 1983-1988;chairman, chief Executive officer, Smith International Inc., Newport Beach, California, 1987-1988. Chairman Financo, Inc., Austin, 1989-1991. Independent consultant, since 1991.

Chairman Gulf Federal Savings & Loan Association, Metairie, Louisiana, 1986-1988. Board directors Smith International Inc., Houston, Franklin Federal Bancshares, Austin, Texas.



Trustee Schreiner College, Kerrville, Texas, since 1986, chairman, since 1993, Texas Presbyterian Foundation, since 1990, Austin Community Foundation, since 1991 (president elect), board directors Austin Symphony. Captain United States Army Air Corps, 1942-1946. Member of Austin Country, Headliners (trustee 1986-1989).


Married Emogene Broaddus, October 20, 1946. Children: Joseph, Robert, Richard.

Henry Martin Rollins

Sophie Palmer (Hutson) Rollins

Emogene Broaddus

Joseph Rollins

Robert Rollins

Richard Rollins