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Clifford Pinckney BOWIE, Supervising Engineer, United States Bureau of Mines. Member of American Institute Mining and Metropolitan Engineers; San Francisco Section A.I.M.E.


BOWIE, Clifford Pinckney was born on June 28, 1879 in Philipsburg, Montana, United States. Son of Clifford N. and Mary (Irvine) Bowie.


Grammar School; High School. University of California. Bachelor of Science 1904, Continuing Education, 1923.


Assistant Engineer, United States Reclamation Service, Shoshone project, Wyoming, summer 1903. Assistant City Engineer, Hayward, California, May-December 1904. Assistant Engineer, in office of City Engineer of San Francisco, sewer and street work, 1904-1906.

City Engineer and partner, Luey and Bowie, Civil and Mining Engineers, Chico, California, 1906-1907. Assistant Engineer and Chief Engineer, A8SO. Pipe Line Company (Oil pipe lines of associate Oil Corporation) 1907-1916. While with Pipe Line Company supervised design and construction of all pipe lines and pumping stations involving expenditure of approximately §20,000,000.

Supervising Engineer in Charge United States Bureau of Mines, Petroleum Station, San Francisco, California, since 1916. Consulting Engineer to Federation Fuel Administration, during World War.


Member of American Institute Mining and Metropolitan Engineers. San Francisco Section A.I.M.E. Clubs: Abracadabra (University of California), San Francisco Engineers, S. F. Commercial, Hillside (Berkeley, California).


Spouse Nan Mountjoy, June 2, 1928. Berkeley, California.