Everette Lee DeGolyer Photo

Everette Lee DeGolyer

Born: Oct 9, 1886

Death: Dec 14, 1956

Birthplace: Greensburg

Nationality: United States

Everette Lee DeGolyer

Date of Birth : Oct 9, 1886
Date of Death : Dec 14, 1956
Birth Place : Greensburg

Everette Lee DeGolyer, was a prominent oilman, geophysicist and philanthropist in Dallas. He was known as "the founder of applied geophysics in the petroleum industry", as "the father of American geophysics," and was a legendary collector of rare books.

Also known as


  • Everett Lee De Golyer
  • E. DeGolyer

Awards Won


  • John Fritz Medal
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