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Lewis Bailey Skinner

engineer

Lewis Bailey Skinner, American engineer. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Colorado Scientific Society (ex-pres), American Chemical Society; Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner).

Background

Skinner, Lewis Bailey was born on July 8, 1874 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Son of John Calvin and Mary Jane (Bailey) Skinner.

Education

Student Case School Applied Science, Cleveland, O. Bachelor of Science, Colorado School of Mines, 1895.

Career

Metallurgist Standard Smelting & Refining Company, Durango, Colorado, 1895-1896. Research chemist Anaconda (Montana) Copper Mining Company, 1896-1898. Superintendent chemically pure departments Western Chemical Manufacturing Company, Denver, 1898-1900.

Superintendent United States Reduction & Refining Company, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1900-1903. General superintendent Portland Mill, Colorado Springs, 1903. Treasurer and general superintendent Western Chemical Manufacturing Company, 1903-1910, vice-president and general manager, 1910-1920, now president and director.

Manager research department Midwest Refining Company, 1920-1921. Now consultant chemical and metallurgical engineer, Denver, Colorado Inventor Skinner roasting furnace, muriatic and salt cake furnace, reverberatory volatilization process for complex zinc ores, process and apparatus for treating phosphate rock. Trustee Colorado School Mines, 1919-1923 (ex-president of the board).

Membership

Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Colorado Scientific Society (ex-pres), American Chemical Society. Mason (32 degree, Knights Templar, Shriner). Clubs: Teknik, Denver Country, Denver Motor.

Connections

Married Olive Anne Webb, August 23, 1898.

father:
John Calvin Skinner

mother:
Mary Jane (Bailey) Skinner

spouse:
Olive Anne Webb