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William Henry Harrison Cranmer

William Henry Harrison Cranmer, American mining executive. Recipient Distinguished Citizens medal Denver Centenary, 1958. member of the board Public Works, Denver, 1912-1914.; Served as captain Field Artillery, United States Army, World War I.; Member American Institute Mining Engineers, Utah Mining Association (president).; Mason (K.T., 32° Shriner).

Background

  • Cranmer, William Henry Harrison was born on October 11, 1881 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of William H. H. and Martha Jane (Hittson) Cranmer.

  • Education

    • Student Andover Academy. Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1906.

    Career

    • Manager, Ernest & Cranmer Building, Denver, 1907-1917. President Jones Wheeler Cranmer Engineering Company, 1914-1917, Navajo Petroleum Corporation, 1926-1929. President, Chairman of the Board New Park Mining Company, since 1934.

      Chairman Oil, Inc., Salt Lake City. President Yale Gold Mining Company, East Utah Mining Corporation. Director Silver Buckle Mining Company, Lead Industries Association, Cardiff Mining Company.

    Membership

    Member of the board Public Works, Denver, 1912-1914. Served as captain Field Artillery, United States Army, World War I. Member American Institute Mining Engineers, Utah Mining Association (president).

    Mason (K.T., 32° Shriner). Clubs: Kiwanis, Alta.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Wood, May 27, 1907 (deceased).; married second, Helen Worden Erskine, January 31, 1959. Children: William Henry Harrison (deceased), Robert Loring.
    • father: William H. H. Cranmer
    • mother: Martha Jane (Hittson) Cranmer
    • spouses: Margaret Wood
    • Helen Worden Erskine
    • children: William Henry Harrison Cranmer (deceased)
    • Robert Loring Cranmer
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    Born October 11, 1881
    Died May 2, 1967
    (aged 85)
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