kids encyclopedia robot

Armand Hammer facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Armand Hammer
Armand Hammer 82.jpg
Hammer in 1982
Born (1898-05-21)May 21, 1898
Died December 10, 1990(1990-12-10) (aged 92)
Nationality American
Alma mater Columbia University (B.A., 1919; M.D., 1921)
Occupation Business magnate
Known for Occidental Petroleum
Spouse(s)
  • Olga Vadina Von Root
    (m. 1927; div. 1943)
  • Angela Carey Zevely
    (div. 1954)
  • Frances Barrett Tolman
    (m. 1956; her death 1989)
Children Julian Armand Hammer
Relatives

Armand Hammer (May 21, 1898 – December 10, 1990) was an American business manager and owner, most closely associated with Occidental Petroleum, a company he ran from 1957 until his death. He was known as well for his art collection and his close ties to the Soviet Union.

Hammer's business interests around the world and his "citizen diplomacy" helped him cultivate a wide network of friends and associates.

kids search engine
Armand Hammer Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.