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Ralph Emerson Calhoun

Ralph Emerson Calhoun, American mining engineer. Mem.Am. Institute Mining Engineers, Missouri Society Professional Engineers, Pi Kappa Alpha.

Background

  • Calhoun, Ralph Emerson was born on January 8, 1906 in Rockmart, Georgia, United States. Son of William A. and Mildred E. (Davitte) Calhoun.

  • Education

    • Student N. Georgia Agricultural College, Dohlonegg, 1923-1926.

    Career

    • Rodman, engineering department American Zinc Company of Tennessee, 1925-1928. Resident engineer Jarnigon Property, Jefferson City, Tennessee, 1928-1929. Superintendent, Joplin, Missouri, 1929-1931.

      Engineering department, Tennessee, 1932, superintendent of mines, Joplin, 1933-1936. General superintendent American Zinc Lead & Smelting Company, Metaline Falls, Washington, 1936-1942, Joplin, 1942, assistant district manager charge mining, exploration engineer, 1946, manager Colorado operations, 1946-1949, Southwestern representative, 1949-1954, Western manager, 1954-1959, manager mines, 1959-1965, vice president, St. Louis, 1965-1968.

    Membership

    Mem.Am. Institute Mining Engineers, Missouri Society Professional Engineers, Pi Kappa Alpha.

    Connections

    • Married Mary J. Pickett, November 10, 1931. Children: William Mitchell, Robert Lewis, Annual.
    • father: William A. Calhoun
    • mother: Mildred E. (Davitte) Calhoun
    • spouse: Mary J. Pickett
    • children: William Mitchell Calhoun
    • Robert Lewis Calhoun
    • Ann Calhoun
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    Born January 8, 1906
    Died October 6, 1968
    (aged 62)
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