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James Simpson Chester Wells

James Simpson Chester Wells, American engineer.

Background

  • Wells, James Simpson Chester was born on September 13, 1851 in Brooklyn. Son of James S. and Elizabeth (Walker) Wells.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, School of Mines (Columbia), 1875, Doctor of Philosophy., 1877.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Mistress Josephine Greene. Instructor analytical chemistry, 1875-1905, Adjunct Professor, 1905-1909, Columbia. On leave of absence in the West, 1905-1907, engaged in metallurgical work.

      Resigned July 1, 1909, to devote entire time to mining and metallurgical engineering Author: Inorganic Qualitative Analysis. Contributor on analytical and metallurgical chemistry to chemical and engineering journals Joined Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1915, as captain engrs. Transferred to field artillery, 1916, and for a year in active service at the front in France, and in reserve in England until 1918.

      Home: Dobbs Ferry, New York.

    Works

    • Author: Inorganic Qualitative Analysis. Contributor on analytical and metallurgical chemistry to chemical and engineering journals Joined Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1915, as captain engrs. Transferred to field artillery, 1916, and for a year in active service at the front in France, and in reserve in England until 1918.

    Connections

    • Married Alice Jaeobson, February 1, 1883.
    • father: James S. Wells
    • mother: Elizabeth (Walker) Wells
    • spouse: Alice Jaeobson
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    Born September 13, 1851
    Died October 29, 1931
    (aged 80)
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