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Joseph S. Cullinan

Texaco

1902 - 1913

Utilities & Energy

1900 b. 1860
male
Personal
Born-Died1860 - 1937
BirthplacePennsylvania (PA)
RaceWhite
FatherLaborer, Un-/Semi-skilled
Era - 1900

In 1913, when Cullinan resigned his presidency, Texaco controlled over 4% of the nationís oil production. Cullinan had grown Texaco from an initial capitalization of $3 million to one of $30 million with assets of approximately $60 million. A successful risk-taker, Cullinan once risked $6 million on an Oklahoma pipeline when the companyís assets were less than $8 million.