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petroleum executive

Roy John Diwoky, American petroleum executive. Named to Abraham Lincoln High School Council Bluffs Iowa Hall of Fame, National Honor Society, 1989. Member American Petroleum Institute (member general refining committee), American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers, New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, National Petroleum Refiners Association (director), 25 Year Club Petroleum Industry, Phi Gamma Delta.

Background

Diwoky, Roy John was born on December 4, 1910 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, United States. Son of Adolph and Ann and Koncal (Diwoky).

Education

Bachelor of Science, State University Iowa, 1933. Master of Science, State University Iowa, 1934. Student, Harvard Business School, 1948.

Career

With Standard Oil Corporation, Indiana), Whiting (Indiana) Refinery, 1935-1949, assistant general superintendent, 1948-1949. Executive assistant to president, director, vice president Pan-American Southern Corporation, New Orleans, 1949, executive vice president and director, 1950-1956. General manager manufacturing, director American Oil Corporation, 1956-1957.

President, chief executive officer, director Commonwealth Oil Refining Company, Inc., 1957-1961, Crown Central Petroleum Corporation, 1961-1967, consultant and director. Treasurer, secretary, board directors Liquilux Gas Service, Inc., Bottle Service, Inc., 1978-1974. Consultant, director Liquliux Gas Service, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 1974-1980.

Membership

Member American Petroleum Institute (member general refining committee), American Chemical Society, American Institute Chemical Engineers, New Orleans Chamber of Commerce, National Petroleum Refiners Association (director), 25 Year Club Petroleum Industry, Phi Gamma Delta. Clubs: International House (New Orleans), Petroleum (New Orleans). Chicago (Illinois); Dorado Beach (San Juan, Puerto Rico).

Deportivo (Ponce, Puerto Rico), Yacht (Ponce, Puerto Rico). Maryland, Baltimore Country. Ridglea Country (Fort Worth).

Connections

Married Doris M. Hendricks, April 17, 1933. Children– Roy James (deceased), Linda.

father:
Adolph Ann

mother:
Ann

spouse:
Doris M. Hendricks

child:
Roy James Diwoky (deceased)

child:
Linda Diwoky