Adams, Kenneth Stanley, 1899-1975
- Existence: 1899-08-31 - 1975-03-30
American business executive, University of Kansas booster, and civic philanthropist of Bartlesville, Oklahoma. "Boots" Adams began his career with the Phillips Petroleum Company in 1920 as a clerk in the warehouse department. In 1938 he was elected president of the Phillips Petroleum Company and was one of the nation's youngest leaders of a major corporation. He continued to serve as the company's chief executive until 1964.
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Scope and Contents Materials relating to K. S. "Boots" Adams, Rancher and oil man.
Dates: 1864 - 1991