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Producer , company executive

Jene Harper, American Oil producer, oil equipment supply company executive. Board of directors National Western Stock Show, Denver, U. Colorado Foundation, Orme School, Mayer, Arizona; past president of the board of trustees Graland Country Day School; Member Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Association (director) from 1968), Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association (director) 1933-1962), Indiana Petroleum Association American (dir.from 1965).

Background

Harper, Jene was born on December 27, 1910 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Jacob P. and Myrtle (Ham) Harper.

Education

Student, University Nevada, 1929-1930.

Career

Purchasing agent, Roosevelt Oil Corporation, Mount Pleasant, Michigan, 1933;founder, president, Franklin Supply Company, Chicago and Denver, 1933-1974;Chairman of the Board, Franklin Supply Company, 1962-1974;president, director, Lark Oil Corporation, Denverpresident, director, Harper International Ltd., Denver. Assistant regional administrator Region 6 support services Emergency Petroleum and Gas Administration, Washington, from 1966. Director Colorado National Bank Denver), Red Top Valley Ditch Company, Granby, Colorado, Mountain States Pipe &Supply Company, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Mannesman-Export/Franklin Supply, London, England.

Past president, director Franklin Pipe & Supply.

Membership

Board directors National Western Stock Show, Denver, University Colorado Foundation, Orme School, Mayer, Arizona. Past president board trustees Graland Country Day School. Member Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Association (director from 1968), Petroleum Equipment Suppliers Association (director 1933-1962), Indiana Petroleum Association American (director from 1965) Clubs: Denver (Denver) (past director), Flatirons (Denver) (director), Denver Country (Denver), Cherry Hills Country (Denver) (past director, treasurer).

Chicago, Chicago Oil Men's. Castle Pines Golf (Castle Rock, Colorado).

Connections

Married June Aleff, April 16, 1955. Children: Paul, Ronald, Teresa, Debra.

father:
Jacob P. Harper

mother:
Myrtle (Ham) Harper

spouse:
June Aleff

child:
Paul Harper

child:
Ronald Harper

child:
Teresa Harper

child:
Debra Harper