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John Uno Sebenius

John Uno Sebenius, Swedish mining engineer. Served as major on staff of Governor John A. Johnson and as colonel staffs governments Eberhardt, Hammond and Burnquist.

Background

  • Sebenius, John Uno was born on September 10, 1862 in Sweden. Son of Carl William and Josephine Christine (Creutzer) Sebenius.

  • Education

    • Graduate Royal Technology Institute and School of Mines, Stockholm, 1886. Came to America, 1888.

    Career

    • Assistant superintendent Witherbee, Sherman & Company, mines, Lake Champlain, New York, 1890-1892. Special exploration on Missabe Range, 1892-1894. Mining engineer for Rouchleau Ray Iron Company, 1894-1898, for Lake Superior Consolidated Iron Mines, 1898, until United States Steel Corporation was formed, 1901.

      Became mining engineer and superintendent explorations and mineral lands on Missabe Range, for Oliver Iron Mining Company, 1901. General mining engineer for same company, 1905-1930.

    Membership

    Served as major on staff of Governor John A. Johnson and as colonel staffs governments Eberhardt, Hammond and Burnquist.

    Connections

    • Married Susan May A. Manning, 1895 (died 1918). Children: William Hobbs Manning, Carl Harald.
    • father: Carl William Sebenius
    • mother: Josephine Christine (Creutzer) Sebenius
    • spouse: Susan May A. Manning
    • children: William Hobbs Manning Sebenius
    • Carl Harald Sebenius
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    Born September 10, 1862
    Died December 18, 1932
    (aged 70)
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