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J. Paul Getty, Sr.

AKA Jean Paul Getty, Sr.

Born: 15-Dec-1892
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN
Died: 6-Jun-1976
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Old Getty Center, Malibu, CA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of Getty Oil Company

Father: George Franklin Getty
Mother: Sara McPherson Risher
Wife: Jeanette Tremont (m. 1923, div. 1925, one son)
Son: George Franklin Getty (b. 1925, d. 1973, drug overdose)
Wife: Allene Ashby (m. 1926, div. 1928)
Wife: Adolphine Hemle ("Fini", m. 1928, div. 1932, one son)
Son: Jean Ronald Getty (b. 1928, excluded from family trust)
Wife: Ann Rork (m. 1932, div. 1935)
Son: J. Paul Getty, Jr. (b. 1932, d. 2003, written out of will)
Son: Gordon Getty (b. 1933, main heir)
Wife: Theodora Lynch ("Louise Dudley Lynch", m. 14-Nov-1939, one son)
Son: Timothy Getty (b. 1945, d. circa 1957 brain tumor surgery)

    University: University of Southern California
    University: University of California at Berkeley
    University: Oxford University

    Getty Oil Founder
    Getty Family
    J. Paul Getty Trust Benefactor, established J. Paul Getty Museum (1954)
    Explorers Club
    National Rifle Association

Author of books:
My Life and Fortunes (1963, memoir)


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