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Albert Burch

Albert Burch, American mining engineer. member firm Burch, Caetani & Hershey, consultant engrs., San Francisco, 1912-1919; member Burch, Hershey & White, San Francisco, 1919-1925; member of the board of control Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries; member Oregon State Sanitary; Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers; Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner), Odd.

Background

  • Burch, Albert was born on January 8, 1867 in Peru, Nebraska, United States. Son of Hiram and Mary (Brisbin) Burch.

  • Education

    • Studied Nebraska State Normal School, 1877-1880. Pawnee City (Nebraska) Academy, 1880-1881. York (Nebraska) College, 1882-1883.

    Career

    • Surveyor in Utah, 1889-1892. United States deputy mineral surveyor, 1890-1896. Superintendent Bullion Beck & Champion Mine, Utah, 1893-1894.

      Superintendent Bunker Hill & Sullivan Mine, Idaho, 1897-1901, manager, 1901-1903. Consultant practice since 1904. Manager Plymouth Mine, California, 1911-1916, Goldfield Consolidated Mine, Nevada, 1911-1914.

      Member firm Burch, Caetani & Hershey, consultant engrs., San Francisco, 1912-1919. War mineral service, United States Bureau Mines, 1918. Member Burch, Hershey & White, San Francisco, 1919-1925.

      Construction engineering Mountain Copper Limited company. Construction engineering Lewis Investment Company. Construction engineering, mining div. of The Pacific Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member firm Burch, Caetani & Hershey, consultant engrs., San Francisco, 1912-1919. Member Burch, Hershey & White, San Francisco, 1919-1925. Member of the board of control Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries.

    Member Oregon State Sanitary. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner), Odd.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Louise Aylesworth Stewart, January 1, 1891 (died December 8, 1931). Married second, Marguerita Adaline Dinsmore Backus, November 5, 1932. Children: Mary Beryl (wife of Max T. Smith, M.D.), Irma Louise (Mistress.
    • father: Hiram Burch
    • mother: Mary (Brisbin) Burch
    • spouses: Mary Louise Aylesworth Stewart
    • Marguerita Adaline Dinsmore Backus
    • children: Mary Beryl (wife of Max T. Smith Burch
    • M.D.) Burch
    • Irma Louise (Mrs Burch
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    Born January 8, 1867
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