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Edward Leonce Dufourcq

Edward Leonce Dufourcq, American mining engineer. member Olcott, Fearn & Peele, cons.


  • Dufourcq, Edward Leonce was born on August 6, 1870 in New York, United States. Son of Leonce Felix and Hortense Louise (Geer) Dufourcq.

  • Education

    • Columbia, 1886-1887; Engineer of Mines, School of Mines (Columbia), 1892.


    • Assistant engineer, mining, railroad and municipal work, Central America, Mexico and United States, 1892-1894. Superintendent International Mining Company, San Miguel del Mezquital, Mexico, 1894-1896. Superintendent Consolidated Kansas City Smelting & Refining Company, Sierra Mojada, Mexico, 1896-1898.

      Member Olcott, Fearn & Peele, consultant engrs., New York, 1898-1901. Manager Andes Mining Company, Chimbote, Peru, 1901. General superintendent Montezuma Lead Company, Santa Barbara, Mexico, 1901-1904.

      Consultant mining engineer, New York City, since 1904. President Dufourcq & Company, Inc., export trade.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Olcott, Fearn & Peele, cons.


    • Married Ernestine King, June 29, 1896 (died 1911). Married second, Effie E. Mason, 1917.
    • father: Leonce Felix Dufourcq
    • mother: Hortense Louise (Geer) Dufourcq
    • spouses: Ernestine King
    • Effie E. Mason
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    Born August 6, 1870
    Died April 15, 1919
    (aged 48)