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Henry Yonge Walker

Henry Yonge Walker, metallurgical industry executive. Member Mining and Metallurgical Society America, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers.

Background

  • Walker, Henry Yonge was born on July 30, 1879 in Moncton, N.B., Canada. Son of James Joseph and Lucy (McSweeney) Walker.

  • Education

    • Educated grammar school.

    Career

    • Came to the United States, 1897. With M. Guggenheim’s Sons Smelter interests, 1897-1901. With American Smelting & Refining Company, Denver, 1901-1904, Everett, Washington, 1904-1907.

      Tacoma, Washington, 1907-1923. General manager American Smelting & Refining Company, plants in Colorado, Utah, Montana, California and Washington, 1922-1928, vice president in charge of all smelters and refineries 1928, president 1947.

    Membership

    Member Mining and Metallurgical Society America, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Katherine Paradice, June 1, 1903.
    • father: James Joseph Walker
    • mother: Lucy (McSweeney) Walker
    • spouse: Katherine Paradice
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    Born July 30, 1879
    Died July 2, 1955
    (aged 75)
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