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Monroe J. Rathbone

Standard Oil of New Jersey

1960 - 1965

Utilities & Energy

Military ServiceArmy
1960 b. 1900
UndergraduateLehigh University
Born-Died1900 - 1976
BirthplaceWest Virginia (WV)
FatherExecutive, Low-/Mid-Level
Era - 1960

As CEO of Standard Oil of New Jersey, Rathbone is credited for making Jersey Standard into an international company. Seeing problems with an ever increasing dependence on oil from the Middle East, Rathbone had the foresight to push his company to search for alternative oil resources years before the first oil embargo.