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Frank Holman Probert

Frank Holman Probert, British mining engineer. Member special commission on war minerals investigation, United States bureau of Mines, 1917-1918; member American mining mission to Europe for investigation of mineral industry, and reparation in Northern France, 1919. Episcopalian.

Background

  • Probert, Frank Holman was born on June 13, 1876 in London, England. Son of Isaac and Mary J. (Holman) Probert.

  • Education

    • Nat. biological scholar, Royal College Science, London, 1893. Associate Royal School of Mines, London, 1897.

    Career

    • 1 son, Aylwin. Engaged in investigation of mineral resources N.W. Ontario, Canada, 1897-1898. General manager of Llanfair lead mines, N. Wales, 1898-1899. Manager Anhaltische Blei und Silberwerke, Anhalt, Germany, 1899-1900.

      Engineering research in Arizona, for Phelps, Dodge & Company, New York, 1901-1902. Consulting engineer, Los Angeles, California, 1902-1909, Weed & Probert, Los Angeles and New York, 1910-1912, etc. Professor mining, 1916, dean College of Mining, since 1917, University of California.

      Consulting engineer United States Bureau Mines, since 1918.

    Membership

    Member special commission on war minerals investigation, United States bureau of Mines, 1917-1918. Member American mining mission to Europe for investigation of mineral industry, and reparation in Northern France, 1919. Episcopalian.

    Connections

    • Married Jessie Agnes McGaw, May 25, 1907.
    • father: Isaac Probert
    • mother: Mary J. (Holman) Probert
    • spouse: Jessie Agnes McGaw
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    Born June 13, 1876
    Died March 7, 1940
    (aged 63)
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