Long Oil Company
NUMBER OF SHARES
|A. W. Long||Manhattan, Kansas||124|
|Laura E. Long||Manhattan, Kansas||1|
|E. C. Winters||Topeka, Kansas||123|
|Besse M. Winters||Topeka, Kansas||1|
|P. A. Fairbank||Topeka, Kansas||1|
In Testimony Whereof, We have hereunto subscribed our names, this 22 day of May A.D. 1917
P. A. Fairbank
Besse M. Winters
A. W. Long
Laura E. Long
State of Kansas, Shawnee Count,ss
Personally appeared before me, a Notary Public in and for Shawnee County, Kansas, the above-names E. C. Winters, P. A. Fairbank, Besse M. Winters, A. W. Long and Laura E. Long who are personally known to me to be the same persons who executed the foregoing instrument of writing, and duly acknowledged the execution of the same.
IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my notarial seal, this 26 day of May A.D. 1917
Katherine M. Laid(seal)
My commission expires Sept 18, 1918
OFFICE OF SECRETARY OF STATE
Received of Long Oil Company
the sum of Fifty Two and 50/100 dollars
the same being the charter fee
Dated this 7th day of June A.D. 1917
Secretary of State of Kansas.
By E. Kille
Note: The Long Oil Company filed a Change Of Corporate Name form on the 15th of March 1918 for the purpose of identifying Manhattan, Kansas as the location of the corporate office.
Seventh annual convention of the Long Oil Company, Manhattan,
Click on photo and see if you recognize anyone.
(A.W. Long is in front row, 12th from left. His brother H. A. Long is front row, 2nd from left)
Photo courtesy Jim Shea, grandson of H.A. Long
Thanks go to the Kansas State Historical Society for the copy of the original Corporation Charter. It was obtained from the records of incorporation, Volume 93, 1917, Microfilm reel #MF48.
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