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Lincoln Derstine Godshall

mining engineer , metallurgist

Lincoln Derstine Godshall, American mining engineer, metallurgist. Club: Los Angeles Country.

Background

Godshall, Lincoln Derstine was born on November 26, 1865 in Lansdale Pennsylvania. Son of Abraham C. and Anna (Derstine) Godshall.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Lafayette College, Pennsylvania, 1887, Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy., 1890.

Career

Superintendent and metallurgist, Colorado, 1888-1893. Sulpt. Puget Sound Reduction Works, Washington, 1894-1899. Superintendent Boston-Wyoming Smelting, Power & Light Company, 1900-1902.

Vice-president and managing director Arizona-Mexican Mining & Smelting Company, 1904-1910. Vice-president and manager Cocopah Copper Company. Manager Needles Mining & Smelting Company (a subsidiary of the United States Smelting, Refining & Mining Company), November 1909-January 1911.

Vice president in charge Tecopa (California) Consolidated Mining Company, and Tecopa Railroad Company, 1912-1928, president Ivanpah Copper Company, Los Los Angeles Regent University of Washington, 6 years.

Works

  • Contributor to engineering and mining journals.

Membership

Club: Los Angeles Country.

Connections

Married Estelle B. Hall, March 30, 1889 (died February 10, 1920).; married second, Mistress. Children: Clarence Hall, Leon Deane, William Arthur, Harold Lincoln.

father:
Abraham C. Godshall

mother:
Anna (Derstine) Godshall

spouses:
Estelle B. Hall

Mistress

children:
Clarence Hall Godshall

Leon Deane Godshall

William Arthur Godshall

Harold Lincoln Godshall