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Lincoln Derstine Godshall

Lincoln Derstine Godshall, American mining engineer, metallurgist. Club: Los Angeles Country.


  • Godshall, Lincoln Derstine was born on November 26, 1865 in Lansdale Pennsylvania. Son of Abraham C. and Anna (Derstine) Godshall.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Lafayette College, Pennsylvania, 1887, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy., 1890.


    • Superintendent and metallurgist, Colorado, 1888-1893. Sulpt. Puget Sound Reduction Works, Washington, 1894-1899. Superintendent Boston-Wyoming Smelting, Power & Light Company, 1900-1902.

      Vice-president and managing director Arizona-Mexican Mining & Smelting Company, 1904-1910. Vice-president and manager Cocopah Copper Company. Manager Needles Mining & Smelting Company (a subsidiary of the United States Smelting, Refining & Mining Company), November 1909-January 1911.

      Vice president in charge Tecopa (California) Consolidated Mining Company, and Tecopa Railroad Company, 1912-1928, president Ivanpah Copper Company, Los Los Angeles Regent University of Washington, 6 years.


    • Contributor to engineering and mining journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Club: Los Angeles Country.


    • Married Estelle B. Hall, March 30, 1889 (died February 10, 1920).; married second, Mistress. Children: Clarence Hall, Leon Deane, William Arthur, Harold Lincoln.
    • father: Abraham C. Godshall
    • mother: Anna (Derstine) Godshall
    • spouses: Estelle B. Hall
    • Mistress
    • children: Clarence Hall Godshall
    • Leon Deane Godshall
    • William Arthur Godshall
    • Harold Lincoln Godshall
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    Born November 26, 1865