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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
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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 ...more

Age: Died at 61 (1830-1891)

Birthplace: Watertown, Massachusetts, United States of America


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 ...more


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
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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