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William Sprott Boyd

William Sprott Boyd, Australian mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society American Institute of Mining and Metallurgy England; Mason.

Background

  • Boyd, William Sprott was born on June 6, 1879 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Son of Robert Mitchell and Agnes (Brown) Boyd.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Engineering, U. Sydney, 1901.

    Career

    • Sprott. Mining engineer in Australia until 1905. Assistant mine superintendent Boston Consolidated Mining Company, Bingham, Utah, 1906-1910. With Ray Consolidated Copper Company, since 1910, manager, 1919-1922, general manager, 1922-1930.

      Vice president, managing director Utah Copper Company, Nevada Consolidated Copper Сompany. Vice president Ray & Gila Valley Railroad Company. President Ray Electric and Telephone Сompany, 1927-1942.

      Vice president Kennecott Copper Corporation, Nevada Northern Railway Company, Gallup-American Coal Company, 1942-1945. Construction engineering Kennecott Copper Corporation, 1945-1947, retired.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society American Institute of Mining and Metallurgy England.

    Connections

    • Married Helen H. G. McMicking, September 1911. Children: Eleanor Sprott, Robert Mitchell Sprott, Wm.
    • father: Robert Mitchell Boyd
    • mother: Agnes (Brown) Boyd
    • spouse: Helen H. G. McMicking
    • children: Eleanor Sprott Boyd
    • Robert Mitchell Sprott Boyd
    • Wm Boyd
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    Born June 6, 1879
    Died December 30, 1958
    (aged 79)
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