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Arthur Whitcomb Sheafer

Arthur Whitcomb Sheafer, American mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, N. of England Institute of Mining Engineers, Engineers; Club of Philadelphia, American Academy Political and Social Science, Academy Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

Background

  • Sheafer, Arthur Whitcomb was born on September 16, 1856 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Peter Wenrich and Harriet Newell (Whitcomb) Sheafer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1877, post-graduate work, 1 year.

    Career

    • Assistant geologist, 2d geological survey of Pennsylvania, 1878-1881. In general practice as mining engineer.

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, N. of England Institute of Mining Engineers, Engineers. Club of Philadelphia, American Academy Political and Social Science, Academy Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Clubs: University (Philadelphia).

    Club (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Cope Russel, April.
    • father: Peter Wenrich Sheafer
    • mother: Harriet Newell (Whitcomb) Sheafer
    • spouse: Mary Cope Russel
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    Born September 16, 1856
    Died September 1, 1943
    (aged 86)
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