PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Mar. 3, 1958

¶ Frank Oscar Prior, 62, president since 1955 of Standard Oil Co. (Ind.), was named chairman of the board and chief executive officer to succeed Robert E. Wilson, who retired after 13 years as chairman. A Stanford graduate and onetime oilfield roughneck, Prior will be succeeded by John Eldred Swearingen Jr., 39, executive vice president since 1956. Swearingen, a South Carolinian, went to Standard in 1939 from Carnegie Tech, won a reputation as a top production man, became general manager of Standard's production in 1951, vice president in charge of production in 1954. Prior and Swearingen have worked together to...

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