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Adolph Schinner Walter

Adolph Schinner Walter, American mining engineer. Served as 1st lt, O.R.C. Engineers, 1925-1935. With mine appraisals, real estate div., United States Army Engineers, War Department, 1943-1953.; Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (commission on education, metallurgical div.), New Mexico Miners and Prospectors Association (president 1940; member Mining and Metallurgical Society of America; Mason (33 degree, Shriner).

Background

  • Walter, Adolph Schinner was born on May 7, 1889 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Rudolph Jacob and Augustine Stephanie (Schinner) Walter.

  • Education

    • Student of University of Virginia, 1911-1912. Engineer of Mines, Colorado School of Mines, 1915.

    Career

    • Assistant engineer Florence Goldfield Mining and Milling Company, 1907. Sampler, battery man, table man, and cyanide man, Nevada Goldfield Reduction Works, 1908. Assistant engineer of constitution, weighmaster, chemist, research engineer and assistant superintendent Modern Smelting and Refining Company, 1909-1911.

      Construction engineering, Denver City Lode, Crystal, Colorado, and Kittimack Mines Company, Eureka, Colorado, summers, 1912-1914. Various positions Durango, Arkansas Valley and Pueblo plants of America Smelting & Refining Company, 1915-1921. Construction engineering, Uinta Oil & Exploration Company, Uinta County, Utah, and American Electric Smelting & Refining Company, 1921-1922.

      Mine appraisal New Mexico, Coal amd Metal Mines, 1929-1930. Professor of chemistry and assistant professor metallurgy, New Mexico School Mines, 1922-1923. Professor mining and metallurgy, 1923-1939, dean mining and metallurgy, 1939-1944.

      Mine appraisals Ordcit and Almagordo Bombing Ranges, 1948-1949. City manager of Socorro, New Mexico from 1948.

    Works

    • Contributor to technical papers.

    Membership

    Served as 1st lt, O.R.C. Engineers, 1925-1935. With mine appraisals, real estate div., United States Army Engineers, War Department, 1943-1953. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (commission on education, metallurgical div.), New Mexico Miners and Prospectors Association (president 1940.

    Member Mining and Metallurgical Society of America. Mason (33 degree, Shriner).

    Connections

    • Married Mildred E. Maxwell, June 3, 1915. Children: Phyllis Jane (Mistress.
    • father: Rudolph Jacob Walter
    • mother: Augustine Stephanie (Schinner) Walter
    • spouse: Mildred E. Maxwell
    • child: Phyllis Jane (Mrs Walter
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    Born March 7, 1889
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