Death of William C. Nolan, Jr.

1939 - March 12, 2012
El Dorado, Arkansas

Murphy Oil chairman dies at 72
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EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — William C. Nolan Jr., the chairman of Murphy Oil Corp., has died following a brief illness. He was 72.

Nolan died Monday at the Medical Center of South Arkansas in El Dorado, Murphy Oil said. Nolan had served as Murphy Oil's chairman since 2002 and had been a director at the company since 1977.

Nolan had already announced his planned retirement for May 1, and Claiborne P. Deming will succeed Nolan as chairman, the El...

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