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Robert Hawxhurst

Robert Hawxhurst, American mining engineer, geologist.

Background

  • Hawxhurst, Robert was born on June 19, 1875 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Robert and Kate (Stephens) Hawxhurst.

  • Education

    • Both parents of English descent, and of American Colonial ancestry dating from 1636. Educated University of California, Stanford University Engineer, geological with various mining, oil and railway companies, in Central and South America, Hawaii, China, Malay States and East Indies, 1894-1905. General manager Eden Mining Company, Nicaragua, 1916-1919.

      Construction engineering and geologist, San Francisco, since 1919.

    Career

    • General manager Eden Mining Company, Nicaragua, 1916-1919. Engineers (past chairman San Francisco Sect.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society Civil Engineers, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (past chairman San Francisco Section), San Francisco Engineering Council (1938-1941), Seismological Society America, California Academy Sciences, American Geophysical Union, Society of California Pioneers, Society Geologie de France, Le Conte Geologists. Mason.; Club: Engineers of San Francisco (past president).

    Connections

    • father: Robert Hawxhurst
    • mother: Kate (Stephens) Hawxhurst
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