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William Jerome O’Connor

William Jerome O’Connor, business executive. Member Chamber of Commerce, American Institute Mining Engineers, American Metallurgical Society, Community Chest, Symphony Orchestra.; Mason (Shriner).

Background

  • O’Connor, William Jerome was born on April 4, 1888 in Barnesville, Minnesota, United States. Son of William Cornelius and Alice (Butler) O’C.

  • Education

    • Student Gonzaga College, 1906.

    Career

    • Chemist American Smelting & Refining Company, Garfield, Utah, 1910-1916, metallurgist, ore buyer, assistant manager later general manager Utah department, 1917-1948. Broker J.A. Hogle, Salt Lake City, 1916-1917. President Garfield Chemical Company, Independent Coal & Coke Company.

      Director First Security Bank. Vice president Western Rock Bit Company (all Salt Lake City). President Salt Lake Winter Sports Association.

    Membership

    Member Chamber of Commerce, American Institute Mining Engineers, American Metallurgical Society, Community Chest, Symphony Orchestra. Mason (Shriner).; Clubs: Alta, Salt Lake Country, Bear River Duck, Flat Rock Fishing. (Salt Lake City).

    Connections

    • Married Mary Dick, October 1910.; married second Grizzelle Lamb, 1929. Children: William Jerome and Elizabeth (twins).
    • father: William Cornelius O’C.
    • mother: Alice (Butler) O’C.
    • spouses: Mary Dick
    • 2d Grizzelle Lamb
    • child: William Jerome and Elizabeth O’Connor (twins)
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