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Damon Duffield Dunkin

Damon Duffield Dunkin, American mining engineer. Member Company F, 3d Missouri Vols., Spanish-American War.; Mason.


  • Dunkin, Damon Duffield was born on May 10, 1875 in Albia, Iowa, United States. Son of John McFarland and Ida Ada (Haskell) Dunkin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Woodland College, Missouri, 1892. Bachelor of Science, School of Mines, University of Missouri, 1905.


    • 1 daughter, Ida Kate. Bookkeeper and credit man with wholesale house, to 1900. With bridge department I.C. R.R., 1902-1904.

      Superintendent Midnight Mining Company, 1904-1906. Moseley Lead & Zinc Company, 1906-1907. Superintendent E. E. Dwight properties, 1907-1908.

      Professor mining, Oklahoma School of Mines, 1908-1913. Vice-president and general manager, McAlester Coal & Coke Company, 1913-1917. Manager Coahuila Lead and Zinc Company, 1917-1920, Standard Zinc Lead Company, 1920-1921.

      President and general manager Silica Products Company, Inc., since 1921.


    Member Company F, 3d Missouri Vols., Spanish-American War.


    • Married Dorothy Julian Perry, August 10, 1910 (died 1925). Married second, Mertie Arnold, March 4, 1928.
    • father: John McFarland Dunkin
    • mother: Ida Ada (Haskell) Dunkin
    • spouses: Dorothy Julian Perry
    • Mertie Arnold
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    Born March 10, 1875
    Died September 13, 1933
    (aged 58)