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Harold Coulter George

Harold Coulter George, American engineer. Member of committee which drew up Brief of Zinc Producers of the United States, 1913.

Background

  • George, Harold Coulter was born on May 24, 1881 in Oil City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Wesley and Belle (Coulter) George.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Mining, Pennsylvania State College, 1904. Engineer of Mines, University of Pittsburgh, 1906.

    Career

    • June 25, 1908; children—Richard Painter, Julia Elizabeth. Instructor in mining and metallurgy, University of Pittsburgh, 1904-1907. Manager Columbia Mining Company, Platteville, Wisconsin, 1907-1908.

      Director Wisconsin State Mining School, 1908-1911. Chief engineer Wisconsin Zinc Company, Platteville, 1911-1916 and 1918-1921, general manager, 1916-1917. President Platteville Gas Company, 1913-1920.

      Consultant practice, 1917-1918. Oil recovery engineer, United States Bureau Mines, San Francisco, 1921-1923, petroleum engineer in charge Ardmore (Oklahoma) office, 1923-1924. Director School of Petroleum Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1924-1933.

      Head department of oil and gas production, University of Pittsburgh, since 1933. Consultant petroleum engineer, United States Bureau Mines.

    Works

    • Author: Oil Well Completion and Operation, 1931.

    Membership

    Member of committee which drew up Brief of Zinc Producers of the United States, 1913.

    Connections

    • Married Laura Holland Painter. Children: Richard Painter, Julia Elizabeth.
    • father: Wesley George
    • mother: Belle (Coulter) George
    • spouse: Laura Holland Painter.
    • children: Richard Painter George
    • Julia Elizabeth George
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    Died September 23, 1937
    (aged 56)
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