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John Albert Burgess

John Albert Burgess, Canadian mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society of America.

Background

  • Burgess, John Albert was born on May 30, 1876 in St. John, N.B., Canada. Son of Review Joshua Chase and Mary Helen (Noble) Burgess.

  • Education

    • Brought to the United States, 1883. Bachelor of Science, University of California College of Mining, 1906.

    Career

    • Chief engineer and geologist, Tonopah Mining Company of Nevada, 1906-1911. Superintendent Nevada Wonder Mining Company, Wonder, Nevada, 1911-1916. General manager United Eastern Mining Company, Oatman, Arizona, 1916-1920.

      Construction engineering and geologist San Francisco, 1920-1933. General manager Carson Hill Gold Mining Corporation, 1933-1943. Agent Metals Reserve Company, Yosemite Tungsten Project, 1943.

      General superintendent United States Smelting Exploration, S.A., a subsidiary company of the United States Smelting & Refining Company and consultant geologist Cia de Real del Monte y Pachuca, 1926-1927. Construction engineering Mayflower Associates, New York, 1929. President Mother Lode Mining Association 1940-1941.

      Brought into successful operation Nevada Wonder Mine (silver), United Eastern Mine (gold) and Carson Hill Mine (gold).

    Works

    • Contributor to Economic Geology, Mining Sonora California‚Ä°.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society of America.

    Connections

    • Married Florence Helen DuBois, September 25, 1907. Children: Eleanor, John DuBois, Peter DuBois.
    • father: Review Joshua Chase Burgess
    • mother: Mary Helen (Noble) Burgess
    • spouse: Florence Helen DuBois
    • children: Eleanor Burgess
    • John DuBois Burgess
    • Peter DuBois Burgess
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    Born March 30, 1876
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