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Rufus James Foster

Rufus James Foster, American mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining Engineers, American Society Mech. Engineers, Engineers’ Society of N.E. Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Society S.R., New England Society of North Eastern Pennsylvania.

Background

  • Foster, Rufus James was born on October 10, 1856 in at Minersville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Clement Storer and Rebecca (McCamant) Foster.

  • Education

    • Graduate Ashland High School, 1874.

    Career

    • With engineering department Philadelphia & Reading Coal & Iron Company, 1874-1887. Managing editor The Collier Engineer from since 1887. A founder, 1891, Vice-President International Textbook Company and allied corporations.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining Engineers, American Society Mech. Engineers, Engineers’ Society of N.E. Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Society S.R., New England Society of North Eastern Pennsylvania. Clubs: Scranton, Engineers’, Country.

    Connections

    • Married Jane Bennett Taylor, of Minersville, Pennsylvania, September 9, 1884.
    • father: Clement Storer Foster
    • mother: Rebecca (McCamant) Foster
    • spouse: Jane Bennett Taylor
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    Born October 10, 1856
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