Herbert L. Pratt

Businessperson, Deceased Person

1871 – 1945

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Who was Herbert L. Pratt?

Herbert Lee Pratt was an American businessman and a leading figure in the United States oil industry; from 1923 he was head of Standard Oil - his father Charles Pratt was a founder of Astral Oil Works which later became part of Standard Oil. He lived and worked in New York City, as well as having a country estate, The Braes, in Glen Cove, Long Island, and a hunting preserve and estate, Good Hope Plantation in Ridgeland, South Carolina. He was an art collector and philanthropist.

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Born
Nov 21, 1871
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Herbert Pratt
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Siblings
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Amherst College
Lived in
  • South Carolina
  • Brooklyn
Died
Feb 3, 1945

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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