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Robert Oxnard

sugar refiner

Robert Oxnard, American sugar refiner.

Background

Oxnard, Robert was born on October 9, 1853 in Louisiana, United States. Son of Thomas and Louise Adeline (Brown) Oxnard.

Education

Educational public schools.

Career

Began as correspondent clerk with Zaldo & Company, sugar exporters, Havana, Cuba, 1872. Sugar refiner, Brooklyn, New York, 1876-1887. President American Sugar Refinery Company, 1888-1904, also secretary Western Sugar Refinery Company, both of San Francisco.

President, later vice president American Beet Sugar Company, 1905-1922. Later Chairman of the Board California Sea Products Company. Director Savannah Sugar Refining Corporation.

Connections

Married Nellie Stetson, April.

father:
Thomas Oxnard

mother:
Louise Adeline (Brown) Oxnard

spouse:
Nellie Stetson