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 Frank Faucett Phillips

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Frank Faucett Phillips

  • Birth 28 Nov 1873 Scotia, Greeley County, Nebraska, USA
  • Death 23 Aug 1950 Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Woolaroc, Osage County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Plot Mausoleum
  • Memorial ID 7538860

Business Magnate. He and his brother L.E. Phillips founded Phillips Petroleum company in 1917. Today this company is one of the largest employers in the city of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. During the early 1920's, Phillips Petroleum company began selling gasoline to the new airplane industry that was emerging in Wichita, Kansas. Wichita also became the location of the first Phillips 66 gas station in America. Today there are thousands across the United States. Mr. Phillips loved nature, and one of his lasting treasures to the world is the country retreat he called Woolaroc, in the wooded Oklahoma hills. He is buried alongside his wife, Jane Gibson Phillips, in family mausoleum at Woolaroc.

Bio by: David G. Stuart

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: David G. Stuart
  • Added: 5 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7538860
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frank Faucett Phillips (28 Nov 1873–23 Aug 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7538860, citing Phillips Family Mausoleum, Woolaroc, Osage County, Oklahoma, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .