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Oil company executive

John Wesley Simmons, American oil company executive. Captain United States Army, 1943-1946. Member American Petroleum Institute, Town Hall California, Newcomen Society North America, California Club, Annandale Country Club, Pauma Valley Club.

Background

Simmons, John Wesley was born on August 25, 1918 in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of J. William and Sara (Riley) Simmons.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Drexel University, 1943.

Career

President, general manager, Atlantic Refining Company, Brazil, 1959-1962;general manager international marketing, Atlantic Refining Company, Philadelphia, 1962-1966;vice president international division, Atlantic Richfield Company, Philadelphia and New York City, 1966-1972;vice president international division, Atlantic Richfield Company, Los Angeles, since 1981;president, Atlantic Richfield Company Petroleum Products Company, Los Angeles, 1972-1981. Board directors Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., California, Western Waste Industries, California, Verdugo Hills Hospital, Glendale, California.

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1943-1946. Member American Petroleum Institute, Town Hall California, Newcomen Society North America, California Club, Annandale Country Club, Pauma Valley Club.

Connections

Married Maricia Murdoch, December 16, 1943. Children: John Wesley III, Jay William.

father:
J. William Simmons

mother:
Sara (Riley) Simmons

spouse:
Maricia Murdoch

child:
John Wesley III Simmons

child:
Jay William Simmons