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Albert Lindsay Nickerson, Jr.

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Birthplace: Dedham, Norfolk County, MA, United States
Death: August 07, 1994 (83)
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
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About Albert Nickerson

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Albert L. Nickerson (January 17, 1911 – August 7, 1994) was the Chairman and C.E.O. of Mobil Oil, and chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 1961 to 1966.

Nickerson graduated from Noble and Greenough School in 1929 and Harvard University in 1933. He began working for Mobil in the year of his graduation from Harvard, and eventually rose to become the company's President in 1955, and then Chairman and Chief Executive from 1958 to 1969. He served as Chairman of The Business Council from 1967 to 1968.

He served on the board of Rockefeller University and the Boston Symphony Orchestra. He married his wife Elizabeth, in 1934, and had four children, Christine, Albert, Elizabeth and Victoria.

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From wikipedia as of 6/20/2021:

Albert Lindsay Nickerson, Jr. (January 17, 1911 – August 7, 1994) was the Chairman and CEO of Mobil Oil, and chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 1969 to 1971.

Early life Albert Lindsay Nickerson, Jr. was born in Dedham, Massachusetts on January 17, 1911 to Albert Lindsay Nickerson and Christine Nickerson (née Atkinson).[citation needed][1][2][3] In 1929, Nickerson graduated from the Noble and Greenough School, which was commissioned by his grandfather Albert W. Nickerson.[4][2] He graduated from Harvard University in 1933 with a Bachelor of Science degree.[1][4]

Career He began working at a Socony (later Mobil) gasoline station in 1933.[5] He became station manager in 1934 and salesman in 1936.[2]

In 1943, during World War II, Nickerson was the director of the placement bureau of the War Manpower Commission.[2] At Socony, he eventually rose to become the company's President in 1955, replacing Brewster Jennings.[6] He stayed as President until November 1, 1961 when he was succeeded by Herbert Willetts.[7] He then served as CEO from 1958 to November 1, 1961 and CEO and Chairman from November 1, 1961 to 1969 when the company changed its name to Mobil.[2][5][8][7]

He served as Chairman of The Business Council from 1967 to 1968.[9] He also served as director of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York from 1961 to 1966 and its chairman from 1969 to 1971.[5]

He served on the board of trustees of the Rockefeller University, the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the American Museum of Natural History.[4] He also was on the Harvard Board of Overseers from 1959 to 1965.[2] He was also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.[4]

Personal life He married Elizabeth Perkins on June 13, 1936 and had four children: Christine, Albert, Elizabeth and Victoria.[2][10]

Awards and honors Nickerson was awarded the Gold Medal by the American Petroleum Institute in 1973.[11] He was given a Doctor of Law honorary degree by Hofstra University on June 7, 1964.[12]

Death Nickerson died on August 7, 1994 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.[5]

References

"Albert L. Nickerson, Ex-Mobil Chief, 83". The New York Times. August 11, 1994. Retrieved December 2, 2008.
"Albert L. Nickerson, chairman, CEO of Mobil Corp.; at age 83". The Boston Globe. August 10, 1984. p. 53. Retrieved February 13, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
"Albert L. Nickerson Dies At Massachusetts Home". The Boston Globe. May 7, 1932. p. 9. Retrieved February 14, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
Shapiro, Peter (April 29, 1974). "Who It Is - A.L. Nickerson". thecrimson.com. Retrieved February 13, 2021.
"Albert Nickerson". The Orlando Sentinel. August 11, 1994. p. A-14. Retrieved February 13, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
"PERSONNEL: Changes of the Week, Jul. 11, 1955". Time Magazine. July 11, 1955. Retrieved February 13, 2021.
"For Socony Mobil, a New Board Chairman". The Los Angeles Times. October 30, 1961. Retrieved February 13, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
"People". American Chemical Society. November 13, 1961. Retrieved February 13, 2021.
The Business Council, Official website, Background Archived 2016-03-03 at the Wayback Machine
"Wedding Plans". The Boston Globe. April 30, 1936. p. 7. Retrieved February 14, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
"Albert Nickerson". The Boston Globe. December 30, 1973. p. 83. Retrieved February 13, 2021 – via Newspapers.com.
"Hofstra Graduates Hear Industrialist". New York Times. June 8, 1964. Retrieved February 13, 2021.
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Albert Nickerson's Timeline

1911
January 17, 1911
Dedham, Norfolk County, MA, United States
1994
August 7, 1994
Age 83
Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States