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John Gordon Baragwanath

mining engineer.

John Gordon Baragwanath, American mining engineer. member firm Kingsmill & Baragwanath, New York, 1919-1922; Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society American, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Background

Baragwanath, John Gordon was born on October 4, 1888 in Canaan, Connecticut, United States. Son of Thomas Henry and Mary (Oakley) Baragwanath.

Education

Student Newburgh Academy, 1902-1905. Bachelor of Arts, Columbia University, 1910.

Career

1 son, Albert Kingsmill. Married second, Neysa McMein (illustrator), May 18, 1923. 1 daughter, Joan; married Dorothy Countess Beatty, June 26, 1950.

Minng engineer in S. America, 1910-1919. Member firm Kingsmill & Baragwanath, New York, 1919-1922. Resident engineer American Smelting & Refining Company, 1922-1928.

President Pardners Mines, 1928-1942. Vice president president Pardners Mines, 1928-1942. General manager Nicaro Nickel Company 1942-1946.

Director explorations Freeport Sulphur Company, 1946-1950. Vice president Shelter Rock Development Corporation, since 1950.

Works

  • Author: Pay Streak, 1936. A Good Time Was Had, published 1962. Coauthor: All That Glitters (play), 1938.

    Farewell in Panama (novel), 1938. Contributor of scientific articles to engineering and mining mags. Also fiction.

Membership

Member firm Kingsmill & Baragwanath, New York, 1919-1922. Member American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society American, Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Clubs: Explorers, Mining.

Connections

Married Leila Morris, 1914.; married second, Neysa McMein (illustrator), May 18, 1923.; married Dorothy Countess Beatty, June 26, 1950.

father:
Thomas Henry Baragwanath

mother:
Mary (Oakley) Baragwanath

spouses:
Leila Morris

Neysa McMein

Dorothy Countess Beatty