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Frederick Gleason Corning

Frederick Gleason Corning, American mining engineer.


  • Corning, Frederick Gleason was born on March 27, 1857 in Brooklyn. Son of Review James Leonard and Sarah Ellen (Deming) Corning.

  • Education

    • Educated Realschule, Stuttgart, Germany, Stuttgart Polytechnic Royal School of Mines, Freiberg, 4½ years, Mechanical Engineering, 1879. Doctor of Laws, University of Pittsburgh, 1911.


    • Practiced as mining engineer and metallurgist in the United States, Central and S. America and Canada. From 1897 has been at head of companies operating gold and silver mines in Mexico, S.A. and Canada President The Exploration Company of New New York Honorary senator in Freiberg Mining Academy Home: New York, New York.


    • Married Marion Adeline Vernon, June 18, 1891.
    • father: Review James Leonard Corning
    • mother: Sarah Ellen (Deming) Corning
    • spouse: Marion Adeline Vernon
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    Born March 27, 1857
    Died July 12, 1937
    (aged 80)