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Oil company executive

Lawrence Preston Birney, American oil company executive. Member Royal Palm Yacht Country Club.

Background

Birney, Lawrence Preston was born on June 24, 1917 in Bucklin, Kansas, United States. Son of Joseph William and Nellie (Gardiner) Birney.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Kansas, 1939. Postgraduate, American University, 1940. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1954.

Career

Staff member, Griffehagen & Association, Chicago, 1940-1947;industrial relations manager, Creole Petroleum Corporation, Caracas, Venezuela, 1947-1961;board of directors, Esso Libya, Tripoli, Libya, 1961-1965;senior executive employee relations, Esso InterAmerica, Coral Gables, Florida, 1965-1978.

Membership

Member Royal Palm Yacht Country Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: gardening.

Connections

Married Regina Morton, October 4, 1942 (dec.Dec. 1968) married Phyllis Cox, May 16, 1970. Children: Valerie, Lynne, Lawrence.

father:
Joseph William Birney

mother:
Nellie (Gardiner) Birney

spouse:
Regina Morton

child:
Valerie Birney

child:
Lynne Birney

child:
Lawrence Birney