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University of Houston. Reilly, John. October 30, 2002. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. May 24, 2015. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1308.

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University of Houston. (October 30, 2002). Reilly, John. Oral Histories from the Houston History Project. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory/item/1308

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Title Reilly, John
Creator (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Creator (Local)
  • Houston History Project
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Priest, Tyler, interviewer
Contributor (Local)
  • University of Houston/History International, project
Date October 30, 2002
Description This is an oral history interview with John Reilly conducted as part of the Houston History Project. Mr. John Reilly grew up in Iowa, enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Force in 1943, and served in the Pacific as a radar mechanic. He graduated from Iowa State in 1951 with a degree in geology and joined GSI as a "computer." After working as a seismologist on offshore seismic crews contracted to Union Producing, Reilly went to work for Union in 1957. In 1965, he became district geophysicist in Corpus Christi. After Pennzoil finished its acquisition Union in 1968, Reilly moved to Houston and eventually became chief geophysicist for Pennzoil.
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • Energy development
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Reilly, John
Subject.Geographic (TGN)
  • Houston, Texas
Genre (AAT)
  • interviews
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Sound
Format (IMT)
  • audio/mp3
Original Item Location ID 2006-005, Box 6, HHA 00363
Original Collection Oral Histories - Houston History Project
Original Collection URL http://archon.lib.uh.edu/index.php?p=collections/controlcard&id=231
Digital Collection Oral Histories from the Houston History Project
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/houhistory
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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