Harry Ford Sinclair

Founder of Sinclair Oil Harry Ford Sinclair

Profession: Founder of Sinclair Oil

United States of America

Biography: The founder of Sinclair Oil, he was implicated in the 1920s Teapot Dome Scandal, and served six months in prison for jury tampering.

Sinclair was also an avid owner of sports properties and horses from his stable won the Kentucky Derby and three Belmont Stakes.

Born: July 6, 1876
Birthplace: Benwood, West Virginia, United States
Star Sign: Cancer

Died: November 10, 1956 (aged 80)

Married Life

  • 1904-07-21 Sinclair Oil founder Harry Ford Sinclair (28) weds Elizabeth Farrell

Historical Events

Famous Americans