Edward George Christianson

Male 1917 - 1986  (~ 68 years)

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  • Name Edward George Christianson 
    Born Aug 1917  Chicago, Cook, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 30 Jun 1986  Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2913  Bayne Family
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2013 

    Family O.Y. Bayne 
     1. George B Christianson
     2. C.E. Christianson
     3. M.K. Christianson
    Last Modified 5 Jul 2013 
    Family ID F0026  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes  Died:
    • New York Times
      Edward G. Christianson Dies; Executive of Oil Corporations
      Published: July 4, 1986

      Edward George Christianson, a petroleum engineer and executive of the Shell Oil Company, the Amarada-Hess and Petro-Lewis corporations, died of heart disease Saturday at Georgetown Hospital. He was 69 years old and lived in Washington, D.C.

      Mr. Christianson joined Shell in 1938.

      He rose to vice president for the Houston area in 1964 and to executive vice president for exploration and production in 1967. He left the company in 1970.

      From 1971 to 1974 he was executive vice president of Amarada-Hess. He subsequently worked as a consultant in the petroleum industry. He was also a director of the the Petro-Lewis Corporation of Denver at the time of his death.

      Mr. Christianson was born in Chicago and graaduated in 1935 from the University of Wisconsin, where he won letters in football and track. He the Big Ten shotput champion in his senior year. In 1965 he received the distinguished alumnus award from the university.

      He is survived by his wife, the former Olive Bayne; two sons, George B. of Princeton, N.J., and Dr. Charles E. of Washington, D.C.; a daughter, Karen of Brooklyn Heights; and two grandchildren.

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