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Carl Weaver Mitman

Carl Weaver Mitman, American mining engineer. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Horological Institute American (life), Newcomen Society (London), Theta Delta Chi.; Mason. Lion (asso).

Background

  • Mitman, Carl Weaver was born on April 27, 1889 in Newburg, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Stewart Unangst and Sarah Anna (Weaver) Mitman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Lehigh University, 1909, Engineer of Mines, 1911. Post. graduate Princeton University, 1912-1913.

    Career

    • B. Newman III); married second, Mistress Margaret S. Brown, July 26, 1937. Step-children—Betty Thompson Brown (Mistress Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Thomas), John A. S. Brown III, Lucien Tillyer Brown. Instructor geological, Lehigh University, 1911.

      Assistant professor. mineralogy, Princeton University, 1912-1913. Engineer New Jersey Zinc Company, Palmerton, Pennsylvania, 1913-1914. Aid in mineral technical, United States National Museum, Washington, District of Columbia, 1914-1915, assistant curator, 1915-1917, curator mechanic technical, 1919-1921, curator mineral and mechanic technical, 1921-1932, head curator department engineering and industries, 1932-1947, assistant to the secretary, Smithsonian Institute, since 1947.

      Organization and administration of National Air Museum, established August 1946 as new Smithsonian Bureau chairman Smithsonian Institute. War Committee, 1942-1945. Quarry technologist Bureau Public Rds., 1917-1919.

    Works

    • Author or editor and compiler several publications relating to field.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Horological Institute American (life), Newcomen Society (London), Theta Delta Chi. Mason. Lion (asso).

    Connections

    • Married Doris Rodgers Dawson, October 7, 1916 (died July 23, 1936).; married second, Mistress. Children: Doris Rodgers (Mistress.
    • father: Stewart Unangst Mitman
    • mother: Sarah Anna (Weaver) Mitman
    • spouses: Doris Rodgers Dawson
    • Mistress
    • child: Doris Rodgers (Mrs Mitman
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