logo logo

Lyndon King Armstrong

Lyndon King Armstrong, American mining engineer.

Background

  • Armstrong, Lyndon King was born on September 26, 1859 in Mukwonago, Wisconsin, United States. Son of John Adams and Laura V. (Hollenback) Armstrong.

  • Education

    • Education common and high schools, Fairmont, Minnesota.

    Career

    • 1 son, Halbert; married second, Lulu E. Hyat, November 21, 1896. Children—Helen M., L. Marian. In Black Hills, later Montana, 1877-1881.

      Chemist and pharmacist in Dak. Ty., 1882-1890; mining and consultant practice, Spokane, Washington, since 1890. Manager Armstrong Syndicate.

      Life member National Resources Association (president 1930-1936). Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (life), also Columbia section American Institute Mining Engineers (secretary-tress.

      1912-1939), Mineral Society America, Electrochemical Society (chairman power committee 1934-1939), Canadian Institute Mining and Metallurgy (life). Honorary member West Coast Mineral Association, Associate Engineers of Spokane. Founder and honorary member Northwest Mining Association.

      Founder member Northwest Scientific Association (president 1927, trustee 1928). Life member Eastern Washington History Society. Associate member Sigma Gamma Epsilon.

    Religion

    Denomination: Protestant

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (life), also Columbia section American Institute Mining Engineers (secretary-tress. 1912-1939), Mineral Society America, Electrochemical Society (chairman power committee 1934-1939), Canadian Institute Mining and Metallurgy (life). Member West Coast Mineral Association, Associate Engineers of Spokane.

    Member Northwest Mining Association. Member Sigma Gamma Epsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Charlotte J. Grandy, 1884 (died 1890).; married second, Lulu E. Hyat, November 21, 1896. Children: Helen M., L. Marian.
    • father: John Adams Armstrong
    • mother: Laura V. (Hollenback) Armstrong
    • spouses: Charlotte J. Grandy
    • Lulu E. Hyat
    • children: Helen M. Armstrong
    • L. Marian Armstrong
    See on larger map
    Born September 26, 1859
    Died June 21, 1942
    (aged 82)
    Nationality