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Examples of "william_stamps_farish"
His father, William Stamps Farish, Jr., was killed in an airplane accident during World War II. He is the grandson of William Stamps Farish II, who was President of Standard Oil from 1937 to 1942.
William Stamps Farish IV (born c.1963) is an American businessman and son of Sarah Sharp and her husband William Stamps Farish III. He is best known as "Bill Farish" or "William S. Farish, Jr."
In 1966, William Stamps Farish III, age 28, joined the board of Zapata.
William Stamps Farish III (born March 17, 1939, in Houston, Texas) is an American businessman and a former U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom (2001–2004).
Martha B. Farish was born on October 20, 1918 in Houston, Texas. She was the daughter of Libbie Randon Rice and her husband, William Stamps Farish II (1881–1942), president of Standard Oil from 1937 to 1942. She was raised in New York where she studied at The Masters School in Dobbs Ferry, New York and Vassar College in Poughkeepsie. She was the aunt of William Stamps Farish III, the United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom under President George W. Bush.
William Stamps Farish II, president of Standard Oil of New Jersey, the forerunner of Exxon, from 1937–1942, carries the Stamps name because his father was named for his great-uncle, CSA veteran William Stamps mentioned above.
He has also painted William Stamps Farish III (ex-U.S. Ambassador to the United Kingdom), Enoch Powell, and a long list of Welsh notables including Barry John, Gwynfor Evans, John Meurig Thomas, Lord Tonypandy (as Speaker of the House of Commons), Siân Phillips, Bryn Terfel and Sir Geraint Evans.
Fritz Hawn bought Bosque Bonita Farm in the fall of 1977 from Robert A. Alexander. Two years later he sold the property to William Stamps Farish III who renamed it Lane's End Farm. Some of the famous horses who stood at the farm in recent times and are buried there include Bally Ache (1957–1960), Sovereign Dancer (1975–1994), and Fappiano (1977–1990).
Farish was born in Mayersville, Mississippi the son of William Stamps Farish I (1843–1899) and Katherine Maude Power (1860–1931) and the grandnephew of Jefferson Davis. He attended school at St. Thomas Hall, an Episcopal preparatory school at Holly Springs, Mississippi.
William Stamps Farish II (February 23, 1881 – November 29, 1942) was a pioneer in East Texas oilfield development, president of Standard Oil and a founding member and president of the American Petroleum Institute. He was a member of the influential Farish family.
Drum Taps was acquired by William Stamps Farish III and sent into training with Dick Hern at West Ilsley, Berkshire in England. After racing as a three-year-old in Britain Drum Taps was trained in the United States for almost two years. He had his greatest success after being returned to England part way through his five-year-old season.
Mashaallah was bred in Kentucky by William Stamps Farish III. He was sired by the Triple Crown winner Nijinsky out of the Round Table mare Homespun. He was thus a full brother of the Oak Leaf Stakes winner Folk Art and the minor stakes winner Sportin' Life. He is inbred 4x4 to Nearco, meaning that this stallion appears twice in the fourth generation of Mashaallah's pedigree (see below).
Rousillon was a dark bay or brown horse with no white markings bred in Kentucky by W. L. Jones and William Stamps Farish III. He was sired by Riverman an American-bred, French-trained who won the Poule d'Essai des Poulains and the Prix Jean Prat in 1972. Riverman went on to become a highly successful stallion, whose offspring included Triptych, Irish River, Gold River and Bahri. Rousillon's dam Belle Dorine never won a race but was a half-sister to several winners..
William Stamps Farish was fined $1,000 while similar fines were levied against Standard Oil -- $5,000 each for the parent company and for several subsidiaries. This did not interfere with the millions of dollars that Farish had profited as a large stockholder, chairman and president of Standard Oil. He was described by Senator Harry Truman in public as approaching 'treason' for profiting from the Nazi war machine and withholding patents from the US government.
William Stamps Farish II died at the age of 61 on November 29, 1942, in Millbrook, New York, while visiting friends; he was buried in Houston. Farish had established the W. S. Farish Co. in 1929 to manage the family assets, which were valued by Forbes in 1992 at $400 million. The holdings include the Farish Fund foundation, providing millions for charitable causes. W. S. Farish Co., today is headed by grandson Will III, and still operates in Houston.
Sharon Mosher is an American geologist. She did her undergraduate work at University of Illinois at Urbana. After earning an M.Sc. from Brown University, she returned to Illinois-Urbana to get her Ph.D. in Geology in 1978. Since 2001 she has held the William Stamps Farish Chair at University of Texas, and, since 2009 the Dean of the Jackson School of Geosciences at Texas. In 2013 she became the President of the American Geosciences Institute.
In the 1960s, the Phipps family sold the land in Delray Beach. Philip L. B. Iglehart (1913-1993) together with Jim Kraml, Sr., Noberto Azqueta, Sr., Robert Uihlein, Jr. (1916-1976), William Taylor, William Stamps Farish III (born 1939), James H. Binger (1916-2004), George C. Sherman, Jr. and Paul Butler (1892-1981) purchased land in Lake Worth and re-established the polo club there. There were five fields, including the Bostwick Field, named after Pete Bostwick (1909-1982), who was a club member. Summerfield Johnston, Jr. served as a long-time club president.
William Stamps Farish II founded Lazy F Ranch in Texas. After his death in 1942, his widow and daughter took over the running of the operation. Under Lazy F colors, Martha Gerry bred and raced a number of Thoroughbred racehorses the most famous of which was Forego who raced between 1973 and 1978. Voted United States Horse of the Year three years in a row and a U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee, Forego was ranked #8 in The Blood-Horse magazine list of the Top 100 U.S. Racehorses of the 20th Century.
Law Society was a strongly-built, good-looking brown horse with a small white star bred at the Lane's End Farm in Versailles, Kentucky by William Stamps Farish III. He was sired by the dual Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Alleged out of the mare Bold Bikini. Alleged was a successful stallion, and a strong influence for stamina: his best winners included Miss Alleged, Shantou, Legal Case (Champion Stakes) and Midway Lady. Bold Bikini won six races and had previously produced the Breeders' Futurity winner Strike Your Colours. She went on to produce Law Society's full-brother Legal Case.