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Henry Yonge Walker

metallurgical industry executive.

Henry Yonge Walker, metallurgical industry executive. Member Mining and Metallurgical Society America, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers.

Background

Walker, Henry Yonge was born on July 30, 1879 in Moncton, N.B., Canada. Son of James Joseph and Lucy (McSweeney) Walker.

Education

Educated grammar school.

Career

Came to the United States, 1897. With M. Guggenheim’s Sons Smelter interests, 1897-1901. With American Smelting & Refining Company, Denver, 1901-1904, Everett, Washington, 1904-1907.

Tacoma, Washington, 1907-1923. General manager American Smelting & Refining Company, plants in Colorado, Utah, Montana, California and Washington, 1922-1928, vice president in charge of all smelters and refineries 1928, president 1947.

Membership

Member Mining and Metallurgical Society America, American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers.

Connections

Married Katherine Paradice, June 1, 1903.

father:
James Joseph Walker

mother:
Lucy (McSweeney) Walker

spouse:
Katherine Paradice