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James Farley Mcclelland

James Farley Mcclelland, American mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers.


  • Mcclelland, James Farley was born on March 3, 1878 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Son of James Farley and Mary (Vincent) Mcclelland.

  • Education

    • Engineer of Mines, Columbia, 1900. A.M. (honorary), Yale, 1910.


    • Instructor geology and mining U. Wyoming, 1900-1901. With Indiana Gold Dredging Company, 0roville, California, 1901-1902. Instructor in mining, Columbia, 1902-1905.

      In general mining practice, Tonopah, Nevada, 1905-1908. Professor mining Leland Stanford Junior U., 1908-1910. Professor mining engineering Sheffield Science School (Yale), 1910-1917.

      Editor-in-chief, specification section Signal Corps, 1917-1918. Chief production engineering Bureau Aircraft Production, 1918-1919. Construction engineering Liberty National Bank, New York City, 1919-1920.

      Vice president Liberty Industrial Corporation, 1921-1922. Assistant vice president New York Trust Company, 1922-1928, vice president, 1928-1929. Vice president Chemical National Bank and Trust Company and Chemical National Company, 1929-1931.

      Vice-president, director Phelps Dodge Corporation, 1931-1947, retired, now director and member Executive Committee.


    Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. Clubs: Century, Union League, India House (New York City).


    • Married Jane Adams Kearney, December 7, 1912. Children: Jean K. (Mistress.
    • father: James Farley Mcclelland
    • mother: Mary (Vincent) Mcclelland
    • spouse: Jane Adams Kearney
    • child: Jean K. (Mrs Mcclelland
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    Died March 6, 1955
    (aged 77)