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Charles Marvin Fassett

mining executive , educator , Mayor of Spokane , metal products executive

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