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Allan Jay Clark

Allan Jay Clark, American metallurgical engineer. awarded Consol. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

  • Clark, Allan Jay was born on April 12, 1874 in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States. Son of Bernard Stearns and Adele (Shiffer) Clark.

  • Education

    • Graduate Berkeley School, New New York 1891. E M., School of Mines (Columbia), 1896. Honorary Doctor Engineering, South Dakot School of Mines, 1940.

    Career

    • Engineer with Tennessee Coal. Iron & Railroad Company, 1896. Metallurgist with Homestake Mining Company, 1897-1927, chief metallurgist since 1907.

      Consultant practice: retired. 1943. State chairman for South Dakot, Naval Cons. Board, 1915.

    Works

    • Contributor papers on metallurgical of gold. Awarded Consolidated Goldfields medal, Institution Mining and Metallurgy (London), for paper “Metallurgy of the Homestake Ores.” of which was co-author.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Alpha Delta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Jane Parfrey, October 2, 1901. Children: Elizabeth Adele, Bernard Stearns, Marian Louise.
    • father: Bernard Stearns Clark
    • mother: Adele (Shiffer) Clark
    • spouse: Jane Parfrey
    • children: Elizabeth Adele Clark
    • Bernard Stearns Clark
    • Marian Louise Clark
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    Died March 23, 1950
    (aged 75)
    Nationality

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