The Crawford Family

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Eben Crawford (1821-1897) was an iron foundry operator and early oil and gas producer. In 1926 sons, George (1861-1935) and Fred (1863-1933) organized Columbia Gas and Electric Corp., the world’s largest integrated natural gas company, merging production, pipelines and distribution properties in several states. Cousin Harry Crawford (1867-1953), banker, producer, and refiner, became first President of Quaker State Oil Refining.

November 11, 2014