1926 – Claude Stout Brinegar was born December 16th, in Rockport, California. American businessman.
1950 – He earned a B.A. in Economics with great distinction.
1951 – Received an M.S. in Mathematics and Statistics.
1953 – Earned a Ph.D. in economic research from Stanford University.
– Brinegar was senior vice president of Union Oil Company of California and a member of Union Oil’s board of directors and executive committee.
1973 – Brinegar served as secretary of transportation for President Richard Nixon.
1974 – Brinegar served as secretary of transportation for President Gerald Ford.
1975 – He resigned and returned to the Union Oil Company, where he was elected senior vice president and member of the Executive Committee.
– Claude Brinegar was elected to the Conrail Board of Directors.