National Refining Time Line


General offices, Hanna Building, Euclid and E. 14th, Cleveland, Ohio
Refineries at Coffeyville, Kansas and Findlay, Ohio.
President Paul Ryan

As part of its marketing modernization program, National adopts a new color scheme - ivory and green, instead of the yellow and black long familiar at EN-AR-CO stations. The boy and slate signs will be retained but dropped from the hanging signs to be replaced with new square, ivory and green signs, hung at the corner.

E. G. Hill is elected president December 1938. To be effective January 1, 1939. W.H. Lamprecht II becomes chairman of the board.

Paul Ryan is elected new president of the company, in June.

The company owns 335 stations and has 1800 other retail outlets.

As part of the modernization program the Marietta, Ohio refinery will close, be dismantled and moved to the refinery in Findlay, Ohio.

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