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Edwin Cornelius Luther

Edwin Cornelius Luther, American mining engineer. Mason.


  • Luther, Edwin Cornelius was born on November 30, 1878 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Roland Cornelius and Theresa (Yuengling) Luther.

  • Education

    • Graduate Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1898. C.E., Princeton, 1902, Engineer of Mines, Columbia, 1904.


    • Mining engineer with Philadelphia & Reading Coal & Iron Company, 1904-1908, with Estate of Philisophy W. Sheafer, 1908-1916. Consulting practice, anthracite and bituminous coal mining, since 1916, also agent for large coal estates. President and treasurer Peerless Coal & Coke Company.

      President Powhatan Coal & Coke Company, Pottsville Community Hotel Company, Safe Deposit Bank, Pottsville. Vice president Pottsville Water Company Trustee Pottsville Public Library.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Episcopalian




    • Married Anna A. Henning, April. Children: Roland Cornelius, Edwin Cornelius, John (deceased), Isabel Therese.
    • father: Roland Cornelius Luther
    • mother: Theresa (Yuengling) Luther
    • spouse: Anna A. Henning
    • children: Roland Cornelius Luther
    • Edwin Cornelius Luther
    • John Luther (deceased)
    • Isabel Therese Luther
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    Died August 8, 1935
    (aged 56)