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Mining company executive

James Carl Compton, American mining company executive. Registered professional engineer, New Mexico, Colorado. Member American Mining Congress.

Background

Compton, James Carl was born on January 16, 1926 in McAlister, Oklahoma, United States. Son of Fletcher Basil and Edna (Williams) Compton.

Education

Bachelor of Science MechE, University New Mexico, 1949.

Career

Vice president Anglo Lautaro Nitrate, Antofagusta, Chile, 1949-1965. General superintendent Kennecott Copper, Salt Lake City, 1965-1967. Vice president Anglo Lautaro Nitrate, New York City, 1967-1969, Marcona Mining Company, San Francisco, 1969-1977.

President Wyoming Minerals Company, Lakewood, Colorado, 1977-1982. Executive vice president Cyprus Metals Company, Englewood, since 1982.

Achievements

  • Registered professional engineer, New Mexico, Colorado.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Inventor copper precipitator, 1973.

Membership

Member American Mining Congress. Clubs: Mining (New York City). Lodges: Masons, Shriners.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Aviation, boating.

Connections

Married Phyllis Anne Schreiner, June 23, 1946. Children: Jennifer, James Junior, Judith, Paul, John.

father:
Fletcher Basil Compton

mother:
Edna (Williams) Compton

spouse:
Phyllis Anne Schreiner

child:
Jennifer Compton

child:
James Junior Compton

child:
Judith Compton

child:
Paul Compton

child:
John Compton