READ The Top Standard Oil Employees

Reference
2.8k views 13 items

List of notable or famous Standard Oil employees, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list is a directory of the best Standard Oil employees, showcasing only the most prominent Standard Oil employees of all time. This list features past and present top Standard Oil managers, including both current and retired Standard Oil executives and alumni. Well-known Standard Oil staff along with current and former Standard Oil employees were and still are crucial to the company's success, as without these hard working men and women Standard Oil would never be what it is today.

This list below has everything from John D. Rockefeller to Sir Robert B Horton.

This renowned Standard Oil employees list answers the questions, "What famous people have worked at Standard Oil?" and "Who are the most famous Standard Oil employees?"
Charles Pratt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Standard Oil Employees
Photo: Freebase/Public domain
1

Charles Pratt


Charles Pratt was an American businessman and philanthropist. Pratt was a pioneer of the U.S. petroleum industry, and established his kerosene refinery Astral Oil Works in Brooklyn, New York. He then lived with his growing family in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. An advertising slogan was "The holy lamps of Tibet are primed with Astral Oil." He recruited Henry H. Rogers into his business, forming Charles Pratt and Company in 1867. Seven years later, Pratt and Rogers agreed to join John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil. An advocate of education, Pratt founded and endowed the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, now a renowned art college. He and his children built country estates in Glen Cove, New York, ...more

Age: Died at 61 (1830-1891)

Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States of America

2

Daniel O'Day


Daniel O'Day was one of northwestern Pennsylvania's earliest independent refiners to be brought into John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company. O'Day would eventually manage crews that laid pipe to bring oil from wells to the railroads. Despite attempts by many Standard Oil critics/enemies to sabotage the pipelines, O'Day's crews were skilled and efficient enough to lay pipe faster than it could be destroyed. This effectively ended the days of rolling wooden barrels of oil across the country to rail hubs, a service for which Standard might be hustled out of as much as 3 dollars at a time when the oil itself was worth $1.25. O'Day also led installation of massive spans of pipeline that ...more

3

Ernest C. Arbuckle


Ernest C. Arbuckle was a business leader who was dean of the Stanford Graduate School of Business from 1958 to 1968. ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1912-1986)

Birthplace: Lee, New Hampshire, United States of America

Henry Huttleston Rogers is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Standard Oil Employees
Photo: Freebase/Public domain
4

Henry Huttleston Rogers


Henry Huttleston Rogers was an American industrialist and financier. He made his fortune in the oil refinery business, becoming a leader at Standard Oil. ...more

Age: Died at 69 (1840-1909)

Birthplace: Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, United States of America