logo logo

John Bissell Cunningham

John Bissell Cunningham, American educator, mining engineer. Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Engineering Education, Tau Beta Pi.; Mason.

Background

  • Cunningham, John Bissell was born on December 31, 1887 in Cass City, Michigan, United States. Son of John William and Margaret (Bissell) Cunningham.

  • Education

    • Student Albion (Michigan) College, 1907-1910. Engineer of Mines, Michigan College of Mines, Houghton, 1913, Master of Science, 1931. Student Columbia, 1916.

    Career

    • 1 daughter, Sally. Instructor, Michigan College of Mines, 1913-1916, assistant professor, 1916-1917, professor, 1917-1925. Professor of metallurgy, University of Arizona from 1925. Metallurgist, United States bureau of Mines, summers, 1943, 44, 50.

    Works

    • Author bureau of Mines publications on Lithium, 1948. Holder patents on molybdenum.

    Membership

    Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society of Engineering Education, Tau Beta Pi.

    Connections

    • Married Blanche Briggs, December 17, 1926.
    • father: John William Cunningham
    • mother: Margaret (Bissell) Cunningham
    • spouse: Blanche Briggs
    See on larger map
    Born December 31, 1887
    Nationality