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Alan Kissock

mining engineer.

Alan Kissock, American mining engineer. award, Golden, Colo; award American Soc. Member Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Electrochemical Society, American Society Metals, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Theta Tau.

Background

Kissock, Alan was born on December 8, 1888 in Summit, New Jersey, United States. Son of John and Margaret Lockhart (McNeil) Kissock.

Education

Engineer of Mines, Colorado School of Mines, 1912.

Career

Engineer Twin Buttes Mining Company, Tuscon, Arizona, 1912-1914. Manager Molybdenum Products Company, Tucson, 1914-1917. With Carbon Steel Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for War Industries Board, 1917-1918.

President Steel Alloys Company, Los Angeles, California, 1918-1922. Manager Federal Mining Company, Jackson, California, 1922-1924. Engineer and metallurgist Climax Molybdenum County, New York City, 1924-1930, vice president in charge of production, 1930-1938.

Vice president in charge manufacturing, vice-president and director Climax Molybdenum Company of Pennsylvania, 1938 to April 30, 1942. Consultant mining and metallurgical engineer. Received Stoiber metallurgical award, Golden, Colorado, 1912, distinguished service award American Society Metals, 1948, distinguished service medal Colorado School of Mines, 1949.

Inventor of simplified processes of making molybdenum steels and other metallurgical ore treatment processes.

Membership

Member Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, American Electrochemical Society, American Society Metals, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Theta Tau. Clubs: Mining, Union League (New York City).

Connections

Married Ethel Brinkerhoff Wheeler, April. Children: Jean McNeil, Joyce Bradford.

father:
John Kissock

mother:
Margaret Lockhart (McNeil) Kissock

spouse:
Ethel Brinkerhoff Wheeler

children:
Jean McNeil Kissock

Joyce Bradford Kissock