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Oscar Butler Perry

Oscar Butler Perry, American mining engineer. Member Beta Theta Pi, Tau Beta Pi.


  • Perry, Oscar Butler was born in September 1876 in Bloomington, Indiana, United States. Son of Major H. F. Perry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Indiana U., 1897, Doctor of Laws, 1931. Engineer of Mines, Columbia University, 1900.


    • Manager Indiana Gold Dredging Company, 1900, 02, Western Engineering & Construction Company, San Francisco, 1902-1904. Engineer, 1904-1906, general manager placer mining properties since 1906, Guggenheim Exploration Company. General manager Yukon Gold Company, operating gold mines in the United States and Yukon Territory, and tin mines in Malay, 1920-1926.

      Managing director Bolivian International Mining Corporation since 1930. Entered United States Army, May 1917. Discharged, April 1919, with rank of colonel of engrs.

      Commanded 27th Engineers, American Expeditionary Force. Assistant engineer light rys. and roads, and engineer in charge of bridge section, 1st Army.


    • Author of Gold Dredging in the Yukon and other professional papers.


    Member Beta Theta Pi, Tau Beta Pi. Clubs: Family (San Francisco).


    • Married Anlo Marquee Cramer, April. Children: Anlo Louise, Yvonne Chauvigny.
    • father: Major H. F. Perry. Perry
    • spouse: Anlo Marquee Cramer
    • children: Anlo Louise Perry
    • Yvonne Chauvigny Perry
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    Died July 24, 1945
    (aged 68)