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John Charles Kinnear

business executive and engineer.

John Charles Kinnear, business executive and engineer. Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society of America (president), Mining; Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner), Elk, Royal Order Jesters (Nevada).

Background

Kinnear, John Charles was born on February 14, 1885 in Carnoustie, Scotland, (parents United States citizens). Son of James and Mary (Lowson) Kinnear.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1907.

Career

1 son, John Charles, Junior With Goldfield (Nevada) Consolidated Mines. 1907, Diamondfield Daisy Mining Company, 1908. Operator Cochrane Lease, Diamondfield, Nevada, 1909-1910.

Engineer Bingham (Utah) and Garfield R.R., 1910. Successively metallurgist, smelter operator, engineer, assistant superintendent, superintendent, general superintendent, assistant to general manager, assistant general manager, general manager Kennecutt Copper Corporation, Nevada (McGill) Mines Division, 1910-1945. Vice president Kennecott Copper Corporation, New York City, 1945-1948.

Director Vice-President Nevada Northern Railway, Ely (Nevada) National Bank. President Nevada Mine Operators Chairman's Association Governor Advisory Mining Board, Nevada. Director American Mining Congress.

President Nevada State Board of Education.

Membership

Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society of America (president), Mining. Mason ( Knights Templar, Shriner), Elk, Royal Order Jesters (Nevada). Clubs: University (New York City), Bankers of New York, Co-inventor: Patent Selective Converting.

Connections

Married Bertha Clark, June 20, 1907.

father:
James Kinnear

mother:
Mary (Lowson) Kinnear

spouse:
Bertha Clark