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Harry Adelbert Guess

Harry Adelbert Guess, Canadian mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining & Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society America.

Background

  • Guess, Harry Adelbert was born on November 21, 1875 in Hartington, Ontario, Canada. Son of Charles Wellington and Augusta (Shorey) Guess.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts, Queen’s University, Kingston, 1895, Doctor of Laws, 1926.

    Career

    • 1 son, Shorey Cameron. Married second, Vista Brabham, March 18, 1936 (died December 24, 1940). 1 son, Harry Adelbert Junior Came to United States, 1901, naturalized citizen, 1923.

      Has been connected with the American Smelting & Renning corporation since 1901, as manager various mines, in charge metal mining explorations and operations, vice president since 1917, in charge of mining operations and explorations. Chairman Big Bell Mines, Ltd. (Western Australia); president Neptune Gold Mining Company, Buchans Mining Limited company, Premier Gold Mining Limited company (Canada), Montezuma Lead Company and Cia Metalurgica Mexicana, Silbak Premier Mines, Ltd.

      (Canada), Toburn Gold Mines Company (Canada). Vice president Northern Peru Mining & Smelting Company, Federal Mining & Smelting County, New York and Honduras Rosario Mining Company. Director Compania Minera Asarco (Mexico), Revere Copper & Brass Company, Inc., Towne Mines, Inc., General Cable Corporation.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining & Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society America. Clubs: University, Bankers.

    Connections

    • Married Eva Young, Winnipeg, Canada, June 19, 1901 (died March 13, 1935).; married second, Vista Brabham, March 18, 1936 (died December 24, 1940).
    • father: Charles Wellington Guess
    • mother: Augusta (Shorey) Guess
    • spouses: Eva Young
    • Vista Brabham
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    Born November 21, 1875
    Died April 11, 1946
    (aged 70)
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