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Joseph Wilson Gates

Joseph Wilson Gates, American mechanical engineer. Member American Institute Mining Engineers, 1903.; Club: Salt Lake Commercial.

Background

  • Gates, Joseph Wilson was born on February 6, 1862 in Cincinnati. Son of DeWitt Clinton and Annie (Williams) Gates.

  • Education

    • Educated Cincinnati High School.

    Career

    • With William Deering & Company, harvesting machinery, Chicago, 1882-1892, Gates Iron Works, Chicago, 1892-1900, The Mine & Smelter Supply Company, Salt Lake and Denver, 1900-1910. In business on own account, coal mining equipment, since 1910.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining Engineers, 1903. Club: Salt Lake Commercial.

    Connections

    • Married Isabel Gibson, of Chicago, February 2, 1892.
    • father: DeWitt Clinton Gates
    • mother: Annie (Williams) Gates
    • spouse: Isabel Gibson
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    Born February 6, 1862
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