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George Lister Carlisle

George Lister Carlisle, American engineer. member Carlisle-Clark African expedition, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, 1928; member board American Geography Society, National Audubon Society, New York City.; Member Yale Engineering Association, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers Republican.

Background

  • Carlisle, George Lister was born on September 15, 1877 in New York City. Son of George Lister and Mary Swift (Coffin) Carlisle.

  • Education

    • Harvard School, New York City: Bachelor of Science in Mech. Engineering Yale, 1900.

    Career

    • Entered mining work on design of Experimental breaker, Auchincloss mine, Pennsylvania, 1900-1902, in charge of erection of breaker. In goldmining, partner President Hari Singh Gour Zalaya, Nicaragua 1905-1910. Mining, United States, 1910-1916.

      Member Carlisle-Clark African expedition, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, 1928. Contributor completed lion group to museum for Roosevelt African Hall, Trustee, Berry College, Rome, Georgia. Member board American Geography Society, National Audubon Society, New York City.

    Religion

    Denomination: Conglist

    Membership

    Member Carlisle-Clark African expedition, American Museum of Natural History, New York City, 1928. Member board American Geography Society, National Audubon Society, New York City. Member Yale Engineering Association, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers Republican.

    Clubs: Century, Yale, Explorers (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Leila Laughlin, February 28, 1915.
    • father: George Lister Carlisle
    • mother: Mary Swift (Coffin) Carlisle
    • spouse: Leila Laughlin
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    Born September 15, 1877
    Died December 22, 1954
    (aged 77)
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