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Francis William Maclennan

mining engineer.

Francis William Maclennan, Canadian mining engineer. Awarded William Lawrence Saunders gold medal, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 1931. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society America, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Zeta Psi.

Background

Maclennan, Francis William was born on October 14, 1876 in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. Son of Donald B. and Elizabeth M. (Cline) Maclennan.

Education

Electrical Engineer, McGill University, Montreal, 1898, Mechanical Engineering, 1900. Studied Liège U., Belgium, 1898-1899. Doctor of Laws, McGill University, 1931.

Career

Engineer and assayer various mines in B.C., 1900-1903, later with mines in Oregon, Utah and Nevada. General superintendent mines, Cerro de Paseo Copper Company, Peru, 1907-1910. Examination and reports on mines in the United States, Canada and S.A., 1910-1913.

With Miami (Arizona) Copper corporation since 1913, as mine superintendent, 1919-1938, general manager, vice-president and construction engineering since 1938. Naturalized citizen of the United States, 1920.

Membership

Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society America, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Zeta Psi. Clubs: California, Wilshire Country, Los Angeles Country (Los Angeles, California).

Connections

Married Alta May Clack, August 7, 1919.

father:
Donald B. Maclennan

mother:
Elizabeth M. (Cline) Maclennan

spouse:
Alta May Clack