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Oil company executive

William Frederick Martin, American former oil company executive. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1944. Member American Petroleum Institute (director), American Legion, Phi Delta Theta, Beta Gamma Sigma.

Background

Martin, William Frederick was born on March 31, 1917 in Blackwell, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Fred and Emma (Buchholz) Martin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Oklahoma, 1938.

Career

With Phillips Petroleum Company, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, since 1939, various positions treasury department, 1939-1959, treasurer, 1960-1962, secretary-treasurer, 1962-1965, senior vice president, 1965-1968, executive vice president, 1968-1971, president, 1971-1973, president, chief executive officer, 1973-1974, chairman, chief executive officer, 1974-1980, chairman, 1980-1982. Retired, 1982

Board directors Helmerich & Payne, Inc., Tulsa.

Membership

Served to 1st lieutenant United States Army Air Force, 1942-1944. Member American Petroleum Institute (director), American Legion, Phi Delta Theta, Beta Gamma Sigma. Clubs: Mason (Shriner, Jester).

Connections

Married Betty Jean Randall, March 24, 1941. Children: Sharol Ann, William Scott.

father:
Fred Martin

mother:
Emma (Buchholz) Martin

spouse:
Betty Jean Randall

child:
Sharol Ann Martin

child:
William Scott Martin