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Richard Stanislaus Mccaffery

Richard Stanislaus Mccaffery, American mining engineer. Member. American Institute Mining Engineers, Canadian Mining Institute, American Chemical Society, Iron and Steel Institute, Society Promotion Engineering Education, American Foundrymens’ assosiation, New York Academy Sciences.

Background

  • Mccaffery, Richard Stanislaus was born on June 2, 1874 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Michael J. A. (A.M., Doctor of Laws), and Mary (Treacy) McC.

  • Education

    • Engineer of Mines, School of Mines (Columbia), 1896.

    Career

    • Copper Corporation of Chile, Chanaral, Chile, 1900. Superintendent, 1901-1902, manager, 1905-1907, Santa Fe Gold & Copper Mining Company, San Pedro, New Mexico. Manager Salt Lake Copper Company, Utah, 1905-1907.

      General superintendent Tintic Smelting Company, Silver City, Utah, 1908. Professor mining and metallurgy, University of Idaho, 1909-1914. Professor mining and metallurgy, University of Wisconsin, 1914-1941.

      Now consulting metallurgical and mining engineer.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Member. American Institute Mining Engineers, Canadian Mining Institute, American Chemical Society, Iron and Steel Institute, Society Promotion Engineering Education, American Foundrymens’ assosiation, New York Academy Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Kathleen Kirwan, January 27, 1897. Children: Arthur L., Miriam, Richard S., Agatha G., Philip, John K. Superintendent.
    • father: Michael J. A. Mccaffery
    • spouse: Kathleen Kirwan
    • children: Arthur L. Mccaffery
    • Miriam Mccaffery
    • Richard S. Mccaffery
    • Agatha G. Mccaffery
    • Philip Mccaffery
    • John K. Supt Mccaffery
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    Born June 2, 1874
    Died June 12, 1945
    (aged 71)
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