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Carl Eugene Lesher

engineer , economist.

Carl Eugene Lesher, American engineer, economist. Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Engineers, American Economic Association, Engineering Society Western Pennsylvania.

Background

Lesher, Carl Eugene was born on November 20, 1885 in La Junta, Colorado, United States. Son of David and Rosa Clair (Barnes) L., graduate Colorado School of Mines, 1908.

Education

Graduate Colo.

Career

Director statistics United States Fuel Administration, 1917-1918. Director bureau of Economics, National. Editor Coal Age, New York, 1920-1923.

Chief engr; president Lesher & Associates, Inc.

Works

  • Author of Government repts. on coal covering years 1915-1919, also Geological Survey repts. on coke and by-products for same period. History of Coal Distribution (3 vols.). Prices of Coal and Coke (1913-1919), 1920.

    Contributor to “What Coal Commission Found,” 1925. “Marketing of Minerals,” 1925, and technical papers on low-temperature carbonization, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers.

Religion

Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

Politics

A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

Views

Every Christian should study the Bible that contains a variety of inspirational and thoughtful ideas in the field of history, law, and poetry.

Membership

Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Engineers, American Economic Association, Engineering Society Western Pennsylvania. Clubs: Shannopin Country, Duquesne.

Connections

Married Lois Quick, March 1911 (died 1937).; married second, Lois F. McCombs, 1939. Children: Carl E., Barbara.

father:
David Lesher

mother:
Rosa Clair (Barnes) Lesher

spouses:
Lois Quick

Lois F. McCombs

children:
Carl E. Lesher

Barbara Lesher