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Walker Stillwell Clute

consultant geologist , petroleum engineer.

Walker Stillwell Clute, Canadian consultant geologist, petroleum engineer. Served with AS, United States Army, as Second lieutenant, R.M.A., pursuit pilot, World War I.; Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association Petroleum Geologists. American Legion, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.

Background

Clute, Walker Stillwell was born on September 12, 1891 in Vancouver, B.C. Son of James M. and Mary Ella (Saunders) Clute.

Education

Student Occidental College, 2 years. Bachelor of Arts (Geology and Mining), Stanford, 1915.

Career

1 son, Walker Van. Oil inspector City of Los Angeles. Deputy oil assessor Los Angeles County. Geologist for various Doheny interests.

Oil exploration in Colombia. S.A., in gulf coast and mid-continent, United States. Oil and gas valuation engineer United States Treasury Department.

Field manager Wyoming and Montana properties. United States Geological survey, Washington, Tulsa. Chief oil and gas section California Tax Research Bureau, State Board Equalization.

Consultant practice, Los Angeles, 1933-1944. Specializes in geology and economics petroleum industry. Has written many technical, science articles on oil development.

Membership

Served with AS, United States Army, as Second lieutenant, R.M.A., pursuit pilot, World War I. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association Petroleum Geologists. American Legion, Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce.

Clubs: Newport Harbor Yacht, Petroleum of Los Los Angeles.

Connections

Married Helen Marie Day, March 31, 1923.

father:
James M. Clute

mother:
Mary Ella (Saunders) Clute

spouse:
Helen Marie Day