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Robert Campbell Gemmell

Robert Campbell Gemmell, American mining engineer.


  • Gemmell, Robert Campbell was born on July 5, 1863 in Port Matilda, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Brown and Anna Eliza (Campbell) Gemmell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Civ. Engineering, University of Michigan, 1884, C.E., 1895, Master Engineering, 1913.


    • Engineer surveys and construction, A.,T.&San Francisco, R.R., 1884-1890. Civil and mining engineer in Oregon, Washington and Utah, 1890-1896. Mining engineer in Utah, Nevada, Idaho and California, and engineer of De La-Mar’s mines, 1896-1901.

      Manager Mexican Mining Syndicate, Mexico, 1901-1903. Superintendent of mines for Guggenheim Exploration Company, in Mexico, 1903-1905. Examining mines in Spain, 1905.

      General superintendent, 1906-1909, assistant general manager, 1909-1913, general manager, since 1913, Utah Copper Company. General manager Bingham & Garfield Railway Company. From August, 1919, assistant managing director Utah, Chino, Ray Consolidated and Nevada Concol. copper companies.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyn


    • Married Belle E. Anderson, October 17, 1888.
    • father: Robert Brown Gemmell
    • mother: Anna Eliza (Campbell) Gemmell
    • spouse: Belle E. Anderson
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    Died October 25, 1922
    (aged 59)