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Stuart Croasdale

Stuart Croasdale, American mining engineer.


  • Croasdale, Stuart was born on November 21, 1866 in Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Evan Thomas and Ellen (Andre) Croasdale.

  • Education

    • Of early Quaker ancestry in America. Bachelor of Science in chemistry. Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania, 1888, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy., 1891.


    • Evan Thomas. Was chief chemist, Holden Lixiviation Works, Aspen, Colorado, 1891-1893. Gillette (Colorado) Reduction Works. 1894-1895. Globe Smelting & Refining Company, Denver, 1896-1900.

      Consultant practice. since 1900. Construction engineering Anaconda Copper Company, Montana, 1903. Burro Mount Copper Company, 1903-1907, Calumet & Arizona Copper Company, 1912-1913, and many other companies, including Utah Copper Company, Nipissing Mines Company, etc.

      President Alma Gold Corporation, Denver, Colorado Pioneer in smelter smoke investigation, and commercial leaching of copper ores: inventor, volatilization process for treatment of ores, improved process for concentration of ores, hydometallurgical process for teatment of mercury ores. etc.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    • Married Elma G. Shaw, 1891. Children: Dorothy, Ernest Shaw.
    • father: Evan Thomas Croasdale
    • mother: Ellen (Andre) Croasdale
    • spouse: Elma G. Shaw
    • children: Dorothy Croasdale
    • Ernest Shaw Croasdale
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    Died September 30, 1934
    (aged 67)