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Christopher Gustavus Memminger

mining engineer

Christopher Gustavus Memminger, American mining engineer.

Background

Memminger, Christopher Gustavus was born on August 10, 1865 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Robert Withers and Susan (Mazyck) Memminger.

Education

Student of University of Virginia, 1882-1886.

Career

1 daughter, Christine Gustava. Began in mining engineering, Colorado, 1887. Engaged in development of phosphate mining industry, Florida, since 1893.

President State Bank of Lakeland (Florida), 1908-1912. Consultant mining engineer, New York, since 1900. President Coronet Phosphate Company, since 1916.

President Diamond Sand Company President Board of Commissioners, Lakeland, 1908-1910. President Florida State Board of Health, 1908. Special trade commissioner sent to Europe by unites states department Commerce, 1919.

Connections

Married Mary Lee King, January 6, 1887.

father:
Robert Withers Memminger

mother:
Susan (Mazyck) Memminger

spouse:
Mary Lee King