Business & Finance: Standard Oil

STANDARD OIL OF NEW JERSEY: George H. Jones, Chairman of the board of directors; Walter Clark Teagle, President.

STANDARD OIL OF NEW YORK: Henry Clay Folger, Chairman; Herbert Lee Pratt, President.

STANDARD OIL OF CALIFORNIA: Kenneth Raleigh Kingsbury, President.

STANDARD OIL OF INDIANA: Robert Wright Stewart, Chairman; William Meriam Burton, President.

STANDARD OIL OF OHIO: A. P. Combe, President.

STANDARD OIL OF KANSAS: J. C. McDonald, President.

These were at one time parts of the original Standard Oil Co., which muckrakers flayed as a trust, which President Roosevelt castigated, which dissolved in 1911 when William Howard...

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