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Oil company executive

Roland Frederick Krueger, American oil company executive.

Background

Krueger, Roland Frederick was born on October 18, 1918 in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States. Son of William Frederick and Amelia (Kloeden) Krueger.

Education

Bachelor in Mathematics and Physics, Ripon College, 1939. Master of Arts in Mathematics and Physics, University Illinois, 1941.

Career

Physicist Tennessee Eastman Corporation, Kingsport, 1941-1942, Holston Ordnance Works, Kingsport, 1942-1943. Radiation laboratory physicist Manhattan Project, Berkeley, California, 1943, technical supervisor Oak Ridge, Tennessee, 1943-1944, assistant department superintendent, 1944-1946. Research physicist Douglas Aircraft Company, Santa Monica, California, 1946-1948, Union Oil Corporation of California, Wilmington, 1948-1951, section leader Brea, 1951-1962, research supervisor, 1962-1981, research manager, 1981-1985, consultant to president science and technical division, 1985-1988.

Principal KGK Petroleum Consultant, from 1988. Lecturer Stanford (California) University, University Southern California, since 1975.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

President Peralta Hills Improvement Association, Anaheim, California, 1965-1970, also board directors. General manager, president Peralta Hills (mutual) Water Company, Anaheim, 1965-1987, also board directors. Active several citizens advisory committees.

Fellow Institute Advancement Engineering. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Petroleum Engineers (past chairman several technical committees, senior technical editor 1979-1982, board directors 1983-1986, Distinguished Lecturer 1975-1976, Distinguished Service 1982, Distinguished Member 1983, Distinguished Author 1986), American Petroleum Institute (subcommittee chairman 1977-1988), Pi Epsilon Tau (Diploma of Honor 1983).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Orchards, golf.

Connections

Married Elaine Kenyon, October 1943 (divorced 1952). 1 child, Kerry R.; married Lucille Rowland, April 16, 1955. Children: Robert R., Francisca M.

father:
William Frederick Krueger

mother:
Amelia (Kloeden) Krueger

spouse:
Elaine Kenyon

spouse:
Lucille Rowland

child:
Kerry R. Krueger

child:
Robert R. Krueger

child:
Francisca M. Krueger