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Alfred Cotton Bedford
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Bedford in 1916
President of Standard Oil Company of New Jersey
In office
1916–1917
Succeeded by Walter Clark Teagle
Personal details
Born (1863-11-05)November 5, 1863
Brooklyn, New York City
Died September 21, 1925(1925-09-21) (aged 61)
Spouse(s) Edith Kinsman Clark

Alfred Cotton Bedford (November 5, 1863 - September 21, 1925) was president of the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey starting on December 22, 1916.

Biography

Bedford was born on November 5, 1863 in Brooklyn, New York City. He married Edith Kinsman Clark on January 8, 1890. He was promoted from treasurer to president of the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey starting on December 22, 1916. He was made chairman of the board on November 15, 1917.

He was made a Commandant of the Legion in 1922. Bedford died on September 21, 1925 leaving an estate of $3,000,000. He was buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.

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