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Edward L. Doheny

petroleum, power, and politics in the United States and Mexico

by Dan La Botz

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Doheny, Edward L. 1856-1935.,
    • Industrialists -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- United States -- History.,
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Mexico -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [191]-197) and index.

      StatementDan La Botz.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9570.D64 L3 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 202 p. :
      Number of Pages202
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1862934M
      ISBN 10027593599X
      LC Control Number90020670

      Genealogy profile for Edward Laurence Doheny, Sr. Genealogy for Edward Laurence Doheny, Sr. ( - ) family tree on Geni, with over million profiles of . Edward L. Doheny Petroleum, Power, and Politics in the United States and Mexico. by Dan La Botz. La Botz reveals the ruthless imperialist behind Doheny's self-created myth of himself as benevolent industrialist and pious philanthropist. This first, full-length biography also includes new information on the personal life of the tycoon. Print Flyer.

      The book is loosely based on the life of Edward L. Doheny (and the company he co-founded, Pan American Petroleum & Transport Company, the California assets of which became Pan American Western Petroleum Company), and also the strategic alliance Union-Independent Producers Agency, a consortium created in to bring oil via pipeline from Kern. Get this from a library! Edward L. Doheny: petroleum, power, and politics in the United States and Mexico. [Dan La Botz].

      Edward L. Doheny is listed as an Agent with The Produce Stand, Inc. in Missouri. This person is located in St Louis, MO in Saint Louis County. The company is a Missouri Gen. Business - For-Profit, which was filed on J The filing status is listed as Voluntarily Dissolved. Dark side of fortune: triumph and scandal in the life of oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny by Margaret Leslie Davis (); Oil baron of the Southwest: Edward L. Doheny and the development of the petroleum industry in California and Mexico by Martin R Ansell (Book).


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Secretary of the Interior, and corrupted the highest levels of U.S. government in an attempt to control the U.S. Navy's oil by: 3. Dark Side of Fortune contains all the elements of a Hollywood thriller.

Filling in one of the most important gaps in the history of the American West, Margaret Leslie Davis's riveting biography follows Edward L. Doheny's fascinating story from his days as an itinerant prospector in the dangerous jungles of Mexico, where he built the $million oil empire that ushered in the new era of by: 6.

Edward L. Doheny, for the first time, gives a complete and accurate estimation of the oilman's part in the Teapot Dome Scandal, detailing how Doheny bribed his friend Albert Bacon Fall, a cabinet member of the U.S.

Secretary of Edward L. Doheny book Interior, and corrupted the highest levels of U.S. government in an attempt to control the U.S. Navy's oil reserve.

Little has been written about Doheny; at his request, his wife burned almost all of his papers after his death. There is Dan La Botz's Edward L. Doheny: Petroleum, Power, and Politics in the United States and Mexico (), a work that relied heavily on secondary sources and archives of the U.S.

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