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Ernest Newton Patty

Ernest Newton Patty, American mining engineer. Fellow Arctic Institute N. American; member Association Presidents Land Grant Colls., American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Mining Congress, Alaska Miners Association (past president, director), Pioneers of Alaska.; Mason.

Background

  • Patty, Ernest Newton was born on March 27, 1894 in La Grande, Oregon, United States. Son of Thomas Franklin and Zora Euphemia (Beach) Patty.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Washington, 1919, Engineer of Mines, 1925. Doctor of Engineering (honorary), University Alaska, 1953.

    Career

    • July 1961); children—Ernest N. (deceased), Stanton, Dale. Married second, Virginia W. Price, January 20, 1968. Mining engineer Washington State Geological Survey, 1919-1920.

      Engineer charge Black Rock Mine, Northport, Washington, 1921. Professor geology and mineralogy U. Alaska, 1922-1925, dean college, head School Mines, 1925-1935, president, 1953-1960, then emeritus. President, general manager Gold Placers, Inc., Alluvial Gold, Inc., Fairbanks, Alaska, from 1935.

      President, general manager Clear Creek Placers, Ltd., 1940-1953, Yukon Gold Placers, Ltd., Dawson, Yukon Ty., Canada, 1946-1953. Consultant mining engineer various mining companies Alaska chairman March of Dimes.

    Works

    • Author: North Country Challenge. Also technical articles.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Fellow Arctic Institute N. American. Member Association Presidents Land Grant Colls., American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Mining Congress, Alaska Miners Association (past president, director), Pioneers of Alaska. Mason.; Clubs: Explorers (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn B. Stanton, December 28, 1918 (deceased.; married second, Virginia W. Price, January 20, 1968. Children: Ernest N. (deceased), Stanton, Dale.
    • father: Thomas Franklin Patty
    • mother: Zora Euphemia (Beach) Patty
    • spouses: Kathryn B. Stanton
    • Virginia W. Price
    • children: Ernest N. Patty (deceased)
    • Stanton Patty
    • Dale Patty
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    Born March 27, 1894
    Died January 13, 1976
    (aged 81)
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