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James Farley Mcclelland, American mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers.


Mcclelland, James Farley was born on March 3, 1878 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Son of James Farley and Mary (Vincent) Mcclelland.


Engineer of Mines, Columbia, 1900. A.M. (honorary), Yale, 1910.


Instructor geology and mining U. Wyoming, 1900-1901. With Indiana Gold Dredging Company, 0roville, California, 1901-1902. Instructor in mining, Columbia, 1902-1905.

In general mining practice, Tonopah, Nevada, 1905-1908. Professor mining Leland Stanford Junior U., 1908-1910. Professor mining engineering Sheffield Science School (Yale), 1910-1917.

Editor-in-chief, specification section Signal Corps, 1917-1918. Chief production engineering Bureau Aircraft Production, 1918-1919. Construction engineering Liberty National Bank, New York City, 1919-1920.

Vice president Liberty Industrial Corporation, 1921-1922. Assistant vice president New York Trust Company, 1922-1928, vice president, 1928-1929. Vice president Chemical National Bank and Trust Company and Chemical National Company, 1929-1931.

Vice-president, director Phelps Dodge Corporation, 1931-1947, retired, now director and member Executive Committee.


Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers. Clubs: Century, Union League, India House (New York City).


Married Jane Adams Kearney, December 7, 1912. Children: Jean K. (Mistress.

James Farley Mcclelland

Mary (Vincent) Mcclelland

Jane Adams Kearney

Jean K. (Mrs Mcclelland