What Ever Happened To Standard Oil?

Anyone with basic knowledge of American history will certainly recall the Standard Oil Company ands its wealthy founder John D. Rockefeller. You might also recall that it was deemed a monopoly by federal courts in the age of trust-busting and dissolved. But what happened after that?

A real Chevron-owned gas station in Las Vegas, NV using the trademark “Standard,” the rights to which it retained after Standard Oil was dissolved in 1911 (creatively cropped by author). — WikiCC

A brief history of…

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Patrick D. Lynch

Patrick D. Lynch

Writing on history, science, politics, war, technology, the future and more. Check out my science fiction books on Amazon: http://tiny.cc/28mpuz