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Albert Hill Fay

Albert Hill Fay, American mining engineer.


  • Fay, Albert Hill was born on March 12, 1871 in Appleton City, Missouri, United States. Son of L. Lankton and Adeline (Hill) Fay.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Missouri School of Mines, 1902, Engineer of Mines, 1905. AM., Columbia, 1907.


    • 1 son, Albert Hill. Engineer with Greene Consolidated Copper Company, Cananea, Mexico, 1903-1905. Prospecting and development, Bartel’s Tin Mining Company, Alaska, 1906-1907. Mining engineer with John T. Williams & Son, Bristol, Tennessee, 1907-1908.

      Editorial staff Engineering and Mining Journal, New York, 1908-1911. Editor Mineral Industry, 1911. With United States Bureau Mines, 1911-1920.

      Valuation engineer and head of natural resources division, Income Tax Unit, Internal Revenue Bureau, Treasurer Department, specializing in petroleum, 1920-1923. Consultant mining engineer, 1923-1925. Assistant editor Engineering Mining Journal-Press, New York, 1925-1927.

      Construction engineering The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, 1929-1930. Now consultant mining engineer and assistant professor mining engineering, Lafayette College, Easton, Pennsylvania Secretary mining section Pan-American Scientific Congress, Washington, 1915.


    • Author: Glossary of the Mining and Mineral Industry (20,000 terms and words), 1920.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Conglist


    • Married Clara Louise Constable, November 4, 1908.
    • father: L. Lankton Fay
    • mother: Adeline (Hill) Fay
    • spouse: Clara Louise Constable
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    Died August 7, 1937
    (aged 66)