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Thomas Russell Drummond

Thomas Russell Drummond, Sri Lankan mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (life). Naturalized citizen of the United States; Mason.

Background

  • Drummond, Thomas Russell was born on August 27, 1873 in Colombo, Ceylon. Son of Russell and Charlotte Hawtrey (Thwaites) Drummond.

  • Education

    • Educated George Watson’s College and Herriott-Watt Technology College, Edinburgh (Scotland), School of Mines (London).

    Career

    • Engineer and assayer for Clarkson-Stanfield Concentration Company, London, 1896-1897. Mill man and construction engineer Prussian Mine, Boulder, Colorado, 1897. With Utah Consolidated Mine, Bingham, Utah, 1897-1905.

      Manager Dominion Copper Company, B.C., 1905-1907, Nipissing Mining Company, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada, 1907-1908, Cactus Copper Company, Newhouse, Utah. 1908-1909, Inspiration Copper Company, 1909-1912. Superintendent mines Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company, 1913.

      Private practice, Philippines, China, etc., 1913-1918. Secretary and treasurer Zenda Gold Mining Company. Manager Zenda Leadville Manufacturing Company.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (life). Naturalized citizen of the United States.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Blake, of Chariton, Lucas Company, Iowa, May 1900. Children: Charlotte Blake, George Russell, Thomas Arthur, Ronald Blake.
    • father: Russell Drummond
    • mother: Charlotte Hawtrey (Thwaites) Drummond
    • spouse: Harriet Blake
    • children: Charlotte Blake Drummond
    • George Russell Drummond
    • Thomas Arthur Drummond
    • Ronald Blake Drummond
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