J. Howard Marshall

J. Howard Marshall

Soccer Player
Born Jan 24, 1905
Hometown Germantown, Phila...
Died Aug 4, 1995
Death Place Harris County, Texas
Alma Mater Haverford College...
Other Names James Howard Mars...

James Howard Marshall II was an American business magnate, university professor, attorney, and federal government official. His life spanned more than nine decades and almost the entire history of the oil industry, from the early years when uncontrolled production depleted valuable fields and natural gas was burned at the well head, to the decades of energy shortages and the Arab Oil Embargo.… Read More

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1905 Birth Born on January 24, 1905.


1926 21 Years Old Born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, J. Howard Marshall II attended George School, a private high school in Newtown, Pennsylvania, and then studied liberal arts at Haverford College, both Quaker institutions, graduating in 1926. … Read More
He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Yale Law School in 1931. … Read More
1933 28 Years Old In 1933, he left Yale to become the Assistant Solicitor at the Department of Interior under Harold L. Ickes.


1935 30 Years Old 1 More Event
During his first tour at Interior, he authored the Connally Hot Oil Act of 1935 in the wake of the Supreme Court's decision to strike down the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA). … Read More
1942 37 Years Old In 1942, he was called back to Washington, D.C. during the war as Solicitor of the Petroleum Administration for War, helping develop America's energy policy during the war, and later as a member of the Committee on Reparations.
1944 39 Years Old In 1944, after developing a relationship with Paul Blazier, he became President of Ashland Oil and Refining Co. (now Marathon Oil). Later positions included Executive Vice President at Signal Oil & Gas under Samuel B. Mosher, President of Union Texas Petroleum and Executive Vice President of Allied Signal (all now Honeywell, Union Texas Petroleum Holdings was later sold by Allied Signal to ARCO and merged into BP),until his semi-retirement in 1969. … Read More


1961 56 Years Old His second marriage, to Bettye Bohannon, lasted from 1961 until her death in 1991.


1994 89 Years Old In 1994, at the age of 89, he married 26-year-old model Anna Nicole Smith. … Read More
1995 91 Years Old Marshall died of natural causes at the age of 90 in Houston, Texas on August 4, 1995. … Read More
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