1873: born in Nebraska, US.
1874: moved to Iowa, 1897 working as a barber and then owned his own barbershop in Creston.
1903: founded the Citizen Bank and Trust Company, and then in 1917: he founded the Phillips Petroleum Company.
1917-1938: served as the President of the Company.
1938: served as the Chairman of the Company until 1939, when he named Kenneth Stanley “Boots” Adam to succeed him.
1950: Frank Phillip died.
1954: introduced the motor oil, Trop Artic.
1967: became the 2nd second oil company.
1972: withdrew from gasoline and then returned in 1976.
2000: merged with Conoco to form the company ConocoPhillips but then spun off in 2012.
2015: sold two natural gas pipeline systems to its affiliate, Phillips 66 Partners for $1.01 billion in cash and stock.