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James Simpson Chester Wells

engineer

James Simpson Chester Wells, American engineer.

Background

Wells, James Simpson Chester was born on September 13, 1851 in Brooklyn. Son of James S. and Elizabeth (Walker) Wells.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy, School of Mines (Columbia), 1875, Doctor of Philosophy., 1877.

Career

1 daughter, Mistress Josephine Greene. Instructor analytical chemistry, 1875-1905, Adjunct Professor, 1905-1909, Columbia. On leave of absence in the West, 1905-1907, engaged in metallurgical work.

Resigned July 1, 1909, to devote entire time to mining and metallurgical engineering Author: Inorganic Qualitative Analysis. Contributor on analytical and metallurgical chemistry to chemical and engineering journals Joined Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1915, as captain engrs. Transferred to field artillery, 1916, and for a year in active service at the front in France, and in reserve in England until 1918.

Home: Dobbs Ferry, New York.

Works

  • Author: Inorganic Qualitative Analysis. Contributor on analytical and metallurgical chemistry to chemical and engineering journals Joined Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1915, as captain engrs. Transferred to field artillery, 1916, and for a year in active service at the front in France, and in reserve in England until 1918.

Connections

Married Alice Jaeobson, February 1, 1883.

father:
James S. Wells

mother:
Elizabeth (Walker) Wells

spouse:
Alice Jaeobson