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Paul A. Gow

Paul A. Gow, American mining engineer. Member Sigma Nu, Tau Beta Pi.; Mason (32 degree, Shriner) Elk.


  • Gow, Paul A. was born on June 6, 1883 in Fontanelle, Iowa, United States. Son of George L. and Laura Belle (Purviance) Gow.

  • Education

    • Engineer of Mines, Colorado School of Mines, 1907.


    • Engineering department, Anaconda Copper Mining Company, 1907-1911. City engineer, Butte, Montana, 1911-1913, commissioner public works, 1913. Superintendent Pilot Butte Mining Company, 1913-1916.

      General manager Tuolumne Copper Company, 1916-1926. General manager N. Butte Mining Company, 1926-1928, president since 1928. President Unity Gold Corporation.

      Director, secretary and treasurer Community Gasoline Company. Trustee School District Northern 1, Butte, 1916-1919. President Butte Chamber of Commerce, 1919-1923.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Member Sigma Nu, Tau Beta Pi. Mason (32 degree, Shriner) Elk.


    • Married Gertrude Nelson, April. Children: Elizabeth Purviance (Mistress.
    • father: George L. Gow
    • mother: Laura Belle (Purviance) Gow
    • spouse: Gertrude Nelson
    • child: Elizabeth Purviance (Mrs Gow
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