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company executive

James Harold Durbin, American company executive. Bar: District of Columbia 1920. With United States Army, 1918. Member American Bar Association, Houston Country Club, Tejas Club (Houston), Sleepy Hollow Country Club (Scarborough on Hudson, New York ), Phi Alpha Delta.

Background

Durbin, James Harold was born on March 17, 1898 in Sharon, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Alfred and Mary (Dougherty) Durbin.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, Washington, 1920.

Career

Stenographer, Petroleum Iron Works Company, Sharon, 1914-1917;clerk, Honorary Newton D. Baker, secretary of war, Washington, 1917-1920;secretary, treasurer, Petroleum Supply Company. New York City, 1920-1923;treasurer, American Republics Corporation, 1923-1926;vice-president, director, American Republics Corporation, 1926-1950;treasurer, American Republics Corporation, 1941-1950;executive vice president, American Republics Corporation, 1950-1955;vice-president, director, Barber Oil Corporation, 1955-1956;president, Barber Oil Corporation, 1956-1992. Also vice-president, director American Gillsonite Company.

Achievements

  • Bar: District of Columbia 1920.

Membership

With United States Army, 1918. Member American Bar Association, Houston Country Club, Tejas Club (Houston), Sleepy Hollow Country Club (Scarborough on Hudson, New York ), Phi Alpha Delta.

Connections

Married Helen Frances Cleveland, October 28, 1922. Children: James Harold, Hugh Cleveland.

father:
Alfred Durbin

mother:
Mary (Dougherty) Durbin

spouse:
Helen Frances Cleveland

child:
James Harold Durbin

child:
Hugh Cleveland Durbin