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Oil company executive

Hugh Macdonald Slawson, American oil company executive.


Slawson, Hugh Macdonald was born on September 19, 1918 in Craftonville, California, United States. Son of Frank MacDonald and Gladys (Bate) Slawson.


Associate of Arts, Los Angeles Junior College, 1937. Bachelor of Science, University of California at Los Angeles, 1941. Postgraduate, Harvard University Graduate School Business Administration, 1943.


Chief accountant Universal Pictures Company, Inc., Universal City, California, 1946-1958. Finance manager Tidewater Oil Corporation, Manila, 1958-1962. International finance manager Getty Oil Corporation, Los Angeles, 1963-1965, 67-70, treasurer, since 1970.

Finance manager Iranian Offshore Petroleum Company, Tehran, 1965-1967, director. Treasurer, assistant secretary, director Betty Ltd. (Iran); director Mitsubishi Oil Limited company, Getty Ltd., Getty Oil Development Ltd., Minnehoma Corporation, Tidewater Oil Corporation, Chembond Corporation.


Youth group leader Young Men’s Christian Association, 1953-1957. Served to captain United States Army Air Force, 1942-1946. Served to captain United States Air Force, 1951-1953, European Theatre of Operations.

Member American Petroleum Institute, National Society Public Accountants, Management Association Phillippines, American Management Association, Petroleum Accountants Society, Los Angeles World Affairs Council. Clubs: Braemer Country (Tarzana, California). Manila Polo, Wilshire Country, Royal Tehran Sports.

Shadowridge Golf. Lodge: Masons (32 degree).


Married Margaret Pauline Straus, August 3, 1940. Children: Hugh Paul II, Michael Frank.

Frank MacDonald Slawson

Gladys (Bate) Slawson

Margaret Pauline Straus

Hugh Paul II Slawson

Michael Frank Slawson