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Frank Holman Probert

mining engineer

Frank Holman Probert, British mining engineer. Member special commission on war minerals investigation, United States bureau of Mines, 1917-1918; member American mining mission to Europe for investigation of mineral industry, and reparation in Northern France, 1919. Episcopalian.

Background

Probert, Frank Holman was born on June 13, 1876 in London, England. Son of Isaac and Mary J. (Holman) Probert.

Education

Nat. biological scholar, Royal College Science, London, 1893. Associate Royal School of Mines, London, 1897.

Career

1 son, Aylwin. Engaged in investigation of mineral resources N.W. Ontario, Canada, 1897-1898. General manager of Llanfair lead mines, N. Wales, 1898-1899. Manager Anhaltische Blei und Silberwerke, Anhalt, Germany, 1899-1900.

Engineering research in Arizona, for Phelps, Dodge & Company, New York, 1901-1902. Consulting engineer, Los Angeles, California, 1902-1909, Weed & Probert, Los Angeles and New York, 1910-1912, etc. Professor mining, 1916, dean College of Mining, since 1917, University of California.

Consulting engineer United States Bureau Mines, since 1918.

Membership

Member special commission on war minerals investigation, United States bureau of Mines, 1917-1918. Member American mining mission to Europe for investigation of mineral industry, and reparation in Northern France, 1919. Episcopalian.

Connections

Married Jessie Agnes McGaw, May 25, 1907.

father:
Isaac Probert

mother:
Mary J. (Holman) Probert

spouse:
Jessie Agnes McGaw