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David D. Irwin

business executive.

David D. Irwin, business executive. Member Blackburn District School Board, Kennecott, Alaska, 1918, Winnetka Village Caucus Committee, 1939, advisor Metals Reserve Company, Washington, 1941-1942, vice chairman district 2 transportation committee under Petroleum Coordinator.; Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society (South Africa), American Petroleum Institute, Sigma Xi, Delta Psi.

Background

Irwin, David D. was born on May 4, 1887 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles David and Hettie D. (Duryea) Irwin.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, Yale, 1908, Engineer of Mines, 1911.

Career

1 son, David Baldwin. Various positions with various mines, Arizona and New Mexico, 1911-1917. General superintendent Kennecott Copper Corporation, Alaska, 1918.

General superintendent Phelps Dodge Corporation, Arizona and Mexico, 1918-1928. General manager Roan Antelope Copper Mine, North Rhodesia, 1928-1933. In charge transportation and supply, Pure Oil Corporation, Chicago.

President and director Pure Oil Pipe Line Company, Pure Transportation corporation since 1934. President and director Mountain State Gas Company, Detroit Southern Pipe Line –°ompany. Vice president and director Sabine Transportation Company, Ajax Pipe Line Company.

Director Roan Antelope Copper Mine, Mululira Copper Mine, Ltd. since 1930, American Metal Limited company from 1944, Great Lakes Pipeline Company. Retired from active business. Appointed assistant to mobilization director, Charles E. Wilson, June 1951.

Membership

Member Blackburn District School Board, Kennecott, Alaska, 1918, Winnetka Village Caucus Committee, 1939, advisor Metals Reserve Company, Washington, 1941-1942, vice chairman district 2 transportation committee under Petroleum Coordinator. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society (South Africa), American Petroleum Institute, Sigma Xi, Delta Psi. Clubs: University (Chicago).

Connections

Married Dorothea C. Baldwin, May 4, 1915.

father:
Charles David Irwin

mother:
Hettie D. (Duryea) Irwin

spouse:
Dorothea C. Baldwin