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Frederick William Carrick Whyte

Frederick William Carrick Whyte, British mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Montana Society Engineers; Club: Anaconda Country.

Background

  • Whyte, Frederick William Carrick was born on July 27, 1863 in Biggar, Scotland. Son of Robert and Catharine (Carrick) Whyte.

  • Education

    • Graduate High School, Stirling, 1878. Mining course, night school, Glasgow.

    Career

    • 1 son, Keith Carrick. Apprentice with Johnstones & Rankine, Glasgow, 1878-1883. In Office of Public Works, Glasgow, 1883-1885.

      Assistant engineer Johnstones & Rankine, 1885-1887. Came to America, 1887. Assistant and resident engineer, work on location and construction, in Montana, G.N. Railway, 1887-1892.

      Chief engineer construction, Butte, Anaconda & Pacific Railway, 1892-1894. Engineer at Belt Coal Mines, for Anaconda Copper Mining Company, 1895-1896, general manager coal department, 1896-1936. Construction engineering, since 1936.

      General manager Diamond Coal & Coke Company, 1899-1936.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Montana Society Engineers. Club: Anaconda Country.

    Connections

    • Married Adeliza Crichton, March 23, 1892.
    • father: Robert Whyte
    • mother: Catharine (Carrick) Whyte
    • spouse: Adeliza Crichton
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    Born July 27, 1863
    Died September 15, 1949
    (aged 86)
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