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William Kelly

William Kelly, American mining engineer. Member State Highway Advisory Board, Michigan, 1919-1930.; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Institute Social Sciences; member Institution Mining Engineers (London).

Background

  • Kelly, William was born on April 17, 1854 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Robert and Arietta A. (Hutton) Kelly.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1874. Engineer of Mines, Columbia, 1877. Doctor of Engineering, Rensselaer Polytech.

      Institute, 1924; Doctor of Science, Michigan College Mining and Technology, 1930.

    Career

    • 1 son, William Ashcom (deceased). Assistant superintendent Chemical Copper Company, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, 1876, 79, 80. Chemist Himrod Furnace Company, Youngstown, O., 7 months, 1878.

      Superintendent Kemble Coal & Iron Company, Riddlesburg, Pennsylvania, 1881-1885, Glamorgan Iron Company, Lewistown, Pennsylvania, 1885, Kemble Iron Company, 1886-1889. General superintendent, general manager Penn Iron Mining Company, Vulcan, Michigan, 1889-1923. General manager Republic (Michigan) Iron Company, 1902-1914.

      Treasurer Penn Store Company, 1902-1923. Vice president Commercial Bank, Iron Mountain, Michigan President Board Examiners Bituminous Mine Inspectors of Pennsylvania, 1885-1889. Chairman Board County Road Commissioners, Dickinson Company, Michigan, since 1904.

      Member Public Domain Commission Michigan, 1909-1921, chairman, 1917-1921. President Board Education, Norway Township, Michigan several years. Member 1897-1929, chairman, 1904-1929, board control Michigan College Mines.

    Membership

    Member State Highway Advisory Board, Michigan, 1919-1930. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Institute Social Sciences. Member Institution Mining Engineers (London).

    Connections

    • Married Annie Ashcom, June 24, 1886.
    • father: Robert Kelly
    • mother: Arietta A. (Hutton) Kelly
    • spouse: Annie Ashcom
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    Born April 17, 1854
    Died October 1, 1937
    (aged 83)
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