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Charles Marvin Fassett

Charles Marvin Fassett, American mining executive, metal products executive, Mayor of Spokane, educator. Member Charter Commission, Spokane; member Board of Education, Library Board, Park Board; Member Nevada National Guard 5 years, advancing to captain.

Background

  • Fassett, Charles Marvin was born on December 23, 1858 in Elmira, New York, United States. Son of Samuel Montague and Ruth Clara (Marvin) Fassett.

  • Education

    • Educated Elmira Free Academy.

    Career

    • Settled in Nevada, 1879. Member Nevada House of Representatives, 1885. Proprietor chemical laboratory in Reno, Nevada, 1885-1889.

      Moved to Spokane, Washington, 1889. Designed and built several mining and metal extraction plants, including 1st gold cyanide mill in Asia, in Northern Korea, 1900.

    Membership

    Member Charter Commission, Spokane. Member Board of Education, Library Board, Park Board. Member Nevada National Guard 5 years, advancing to captain.

    Connections

    • Married Edith May Benham, January 1, 1884.
    • father: Samuel Montague Fassett
    • mother: Ruth Clara (Marvin) Fassett
    • spouse: Edith May Benham
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    Born December 23, 1858
    Died August 10, 1923
    (aged 64)
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