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Damon Duffield Dunkin

mining engineer

Damon Duffield Dunkin, American mining engineer. Member Company F, 3d Missouri Vols., Spanish-American War.; Mason.


Dunkin, Damon Duffield was born on May 10, 1875 in Albia, Iowa, United States. Son of John McFarland and Ida Ada (Haskell) Dunkin.


Bachelor of Arts, Woodland College, Missouri, 1892. Bachelor of Science, School of Mines, University of Missouri, 1905.


1 daughter, Ida Kate. Bookkeeper and credit man with wholesale house, to 1900. With bridge department I.C. R.R., 1902-1904.

Superintendent Midnight Mining Company, 1904-1906. Moseley Lead & Zinc Company, 1906-1907. Superintendent E. E. Dwight properties, 1907-1908.

Professor mining, Oklahoma School of Mines, 1908-1913. Vice-president and general manager, McAlester Coal & Coke Company, 1913-1917. Manager Coahuila Lead and Zinc Company, 1917-1920, Standard Zinc Lead Company, 1920-1921.

President and general manager Silica Products Company, Inc., since 1921.


Member Company F, 3d Missouri Vols., Spanish-American War.


Married Dorothy Julian Perry, August 10, 1910 (died 1925). Married second, Mertie Arnold, March 4, 1928.

John McFarland Dunkin

Ida Ada (Haskell) Dunkin

Dorothy Julian Perry

Mertie Arnold