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Ralph Omer Rhoades

oil executive.

Ralph Omer Rhoades, American oil executive. Served as sergeant, United States.M.C., 1917-1919.; Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Pittsburgh Geological Soc.

Background

Rhoades, Ralph Omer was born on July 30, 1895 in Urich, Missouri, United States. Son of William Allen and Birdie B. (Bailey) Rhoades.

Education

Student of University Kansas, 1915-1917. Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1922.

Career

Geologist exploration S.A., Europe. Middle East and Far East Gulf Oil Corporation, 1926-1940, successively geologist, staff geologist, executive assistant to vice president charge production Pittsburgh office, senior vice president, 1940-1958, executive vice-president, director, 1958-1959, Chairman of the Board, 1959-1960.

Membership

Served as sergeant, United States.M.C., 1917-1919. Member American Association Petroleum Geologists, Pittsburgh Geological Soc.

Connections

Married Lura B. Arlin, August 3, 1923.

father:
William Allen Rhoades

mother:
Birdie B. (Bailey) Rhoades

spouse:
Lura B. Arlin