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Edwin Cornelius Luther

mining engineer

Edwin Cornelius Luther, American mining engineer. Mason.

Background

Luther, Edwin Cornelius was born on November 30, 1878 in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Roland Cornelius and Theresa (Yuengling) Luther.

Education

Graduate Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, 1898. C.E., Princeton, 1902, Engineer of Mines, Columbia, 1904.

Career

Mining engineer with Philadelphia & Reading Coal & Iron Company, 1904-1908, with Estate of Philisophy W. Sheafer, 1908-1916. Consulting practice, anthracite and bituminous coal mining, since 1916, also agent for large coal estates. President and treasurer Peerless Coal & Coke Company.

President Powhatan Coal & Coke Company, Pottsville Community Hotel Company, Safe Deposit Bank, Pottsville. Vice president Pottsville Water Company Trustee Pottsville Public Library.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Anna A. Henning, April. Children: Roland Cornelius, Edwin Cornelius, John (deceased), Isabel Therese.

father:
Roland Cornelius Luther

mother:
Theresa (Yuengling) Luther

spouse:
Anna A. Henning

children:
Roland Cornelius Luther

Edwin Cornelius Luther

John Luther (deceased)

Isabel Therese Luther