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Harold Coulter George

engineer

Harold Coulter George, American engineer. Member of committee which drew up Brief of Zinc Producers of the United States, 1913.

Background

George, Harold Coulter was born on May 24, 1881 in Oil City, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Wesley and Belle (Coulter) George.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Mining, Pennsylvania State College, 1904. Engineer of Mines, University of Pittsburgh, 1906.

Career

June 25, 1908; children—Richard Painter, Julia Elizabeth. Instructor in mining and metallurgy, University of Pittsburgh, 1904-1907. Manager Columbia Mining Company, Platteville, Wisconsin, 1907-1908.

Director Wisconsin State Mining School, 1908-1911. Chief engineer Wisconsin Zinc Company, Platteville, 1911-1916 and 1918-1921, general manager, 1916-1917. President Platteville Gas Company, 1913-1920.

Consultant practice, 1917-1918. Oil recovery engineer, United States Bureau Mines, San Francisco, 1921-1923, petroleum engineer in charge Ardmore (Oklahoma) office, 1923-1924. Director School of Petroleum Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1924-1933.

Head department of oil and gas production, University of Pittsburgh, since 1933. Consultant petroleum engineer, United States Bureau Mines.

Works

  • Author: Oil Well Completion and Operation, 1931.

Membership

Member of committee which drew up Brief of Zinc Producers of the United States, 1913.

Connections

Married Laura Holland Painter. Children: Richard Painter, Julia Elizabeth.

father:
Wesley George

mother:
Belle (Coulter) George

spouse:
Laura Holland Painter.

children:
Richard Painter George

Julia Elizabeth George