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McFarlin, Robert Martin, 1866-1942

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1866-07-27 - 1942-08-11

American oilman, cattle rancher, philanthropist, and businessman who is best known for amassing a fortune by drilling for oil near Glenpool, Oklahoma.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Leta McFarlin Chapman papers, 1918-1967

 Collection
Identifier: 1987-008
Scope and Contents Collection of family photographs, memorabilia, and two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings from daughter of Robert W. and Ida McFarlin and wife of James A. Chapman. One scrapbook records the philanthropy of Robert McFarlin; the other deals solely with the death of Ida (Mrs. Robert W.) McFarlin.
Dates: 1918 - 1967