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Encyclopedia > Waite Phillips

Born 1883, died 1964. Oil magnate who donated his mansion in Tulsa, OK as the art museum Philbrook Museum, Philmont, and land in Cimmarron, NM to the Boy Scouts of America to found Philmont Scout Ranch, which is named after Phillips.


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Waite Phillips - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (189 words)
Waite Phillips (1883—1964) was the younger brother of L.E. Phillips and Frank Phillips, who founded Phillips Petroleum.
Waite had a twin brother, Wiate, who died fairly young.
Waite would use his oil rights to form the Waite Phillips Petroleum Co, but mainly got involved in real estate and banking.
Waite Phillips (1182 words)
Waite Phillips is, without a doubt, the most important man to the history of Philmont Scout Ranch.
The Villa Philmonte is Spanish for "House of the Phillips in the mountains".
Waite had allowed Scouts to use his land since he purchased the first tract in 1922 and he had felt that they too would enjoy the land as much as he and his family enjoyed the area.
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