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Arthur Whitcomb Sheafer

mining engineer.

Arthur Whitcomb Sheafer, American mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, N. of England Institute of Mining Engineers, Engineers; Club of Philadelphia, American Academy Political and Social Science, Academy Natural Sciences of Philadelphia.

Background

Sheafer, Arthur Whitcomb was born on September 16, 1856 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Peter Wenrich and Harriet Newell (Whitcomb) Sheafer.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Pennsylvania, 1877, post-graduate work, 1 year.

Career

Assistant geologist, 2d geological survey of Pennsylvania, 1878-1881. In general practice as mining engineer.

Membership

Member American Institute Mining Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science, N. of England Institute of Mining Engineers, Engineers. Club of Philadelphia, American Academy Political and Social Science, Academy Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. Clubs: University (Philadelphia).

Club (New York).

Connections

Married Mary Cope Russel, April.

father:
Peter Wenrich Sheafer

mother:
Harriet Newell (Whitcomb) Sheafer

spouse:
Mary Cope Russel