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 Algur Hurtle Meadows

Algur Hurtle Meadows

Birth
Vidalia, Toombs County, Georgia, USA
Death 10 Jun 1978 (aged 79)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot MAUSOLEUM - SOUTH SKYWAY PRIVATE ROOM #3
Memorial ID 9287 · View Source
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Businessman. He and J.W. Gilliland, a petroleum expert, formed the General American Oil Company in 1936. In 1941 he became the president and major stockholder, and by 1959 his company had 2,990 oil wells in fifteen states and Canada. He gave more than $34 million to Southern Methodist University, and by 1992 his foundation had given away over $200 million.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 May 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9287
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Algur Hurtle Meadows (24 Apr 1899–10 Jun 1978), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9287, citing Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .