Edward Hardin

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Edward with his wife Marian at his retirement party from Mobil Oil.
Edward P. Hardin
Born (1922-07-13)July 13, 1922
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A.
Died May 13, 2006(2006-05-13) (aged 83)
Colleyville, Texas, U.S.A.
Education B.S. Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M
Occupation VP U.S. Manufacturing, Mobil Oil
Spouse(s) Marian Hardin
Children Carl Hardin, John Hardin, David Hardin, Fred Hardin

Edward P Hardin (July 13, 1922-May 13, 2006) was the Vice President of U.S. Manufacturing for Mobil Oil.


Edward P. Hardin, Jr. was born in St. Louis, Missouri on July 13, 1922. He matriculated at Texas A&M University. Before graduating, he enlisted in the United States Army and served in Europe during World War II. For his valor in combat, he was awarded the Silver Star, the Bronze Star, and the Purple Heart.

After his tour of duty, he returned to Texas A&M University and earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering in 1945. He soon began a very successful career with Mobil Oil at the refinery in Beaumont. He worked there for over 40 years, and retired in 1987.

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