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John Gordon Baragwanath

John Gordon Baragwanath, American mining engineer. member firm Kingsmill & Baragwanath, New York, 1919-1922; Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society American, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Background

  • Baragwanath, John Gordon was born on October 4, 1888 in Canaan, Connecticut, United States. Son of Thomas Henry and Mary (Oakley) Baragwanath.

  • Education

    • Student Newburgh Academy, 1902-1905. Bachelor of Arts, Columbia University, 1910.

    Career

    • 1 son, Albert Kingsmill. Married second, Neysa McMein (illustrator), May 18, 1923. 1 daughter, Joan; married Dorothy Countess Beatty, June 26, 1950.

      Minng engineer in S. America, 1910-1919. Member firm Kingsmill & Baragwanath, New York, 1919-1922. Resident engineer American Smelting & Refining Company, 1922-1928.

      President Pardners Mines, 1928-1942. Vice president president Pardners Mines, 1928-1942. General manager Nicaro Nickel Company 1942-1946.

      Director explorations Freeport Sulphur Company, 1946-1950. Vice president Shelter Rock Development Corporation, since 1950.

    Works

    • Author: Pay Streak, 1936. A Good Time Was Had, published 1962. Coauthor: All That Glitters (play), 1938.

      Farewell in Panama (novel), 1938. Contributor of scientific articles to engineering and mining mags. Also fiction.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member firm Kingsmill & Baragwanath, New York, 1919-1922. Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society American, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Clubs: Explorers, Mining.

    Connections

    • Married Leila Morris, 1914.; married second, Neysa McMein (illustrator), May 18, 1923.; married Dorothy Countess Beatty, June 26, 1950.
    • father: Thomas Henry Baragwanath
    • mother: Mary (Oakley) Baragwanath
    • spouses: Leila Morris
    • Neysa McMein
    • Dorothy Countess Beatty
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    Born October 4, 1888
    Died June 27, 1965
    (aged 76)
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