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Ralph Emerson Calhoun

mining engineer

Ralph Emerson Calhoun, American mining engineer. Mem.Am. Institute Mining Engineers, Missouri Society Professional Engineers, Pi Kappa Alpha.

Background

Calhoun, Ralph Emerson was born on January 8, 1906 in Rockmart, Georgia, United States. Son of William A. and Mildred E. (Davitte) Calhoun.

Education

Student N. Georgia Agricultural College, Dohlonegg, 1923-1926.

Career

Rodman, engineering department American Zinc Company of Tennessee, 1925-1928. Resident engineer Jarnigon Property, Jefferson City, Tennessee, 1928-1929. Superintendent, Joplin, Missouri, 1929-1931.

Engineering department, Tennessee, 1932, superintendent of mines, Joplin, 1933-1936. General superintendent American Zinc Lead & Smelting Company, Metaline Falls, Washington, 1936-1942, Joplin, 1942, assistant district manager charge mining, exploration engineer, 1946, manager Colorado operations, 1946-1949, Southwestern representative, 1949-1954, Western manager, 1954-1959, manager mines, 1959-1965, vice president, St. Louis, 1965-1968.

Membership

Mem.Am. Institute Mining Engineers, Missouri Society Professional Engineers, Pi Kappa Alpha.

Connections

Married Mary J. Pickett, November 10, 1931. Children: William Mitchell, Robert Lewis, Annual.

father:
William A. Calhoun

mother:
Mildred E. (Davitte) Calhoun

spouse:
Mary J. Pickett

children:
William Mitchell Calhoun

Robert Lewis Calhoun

Ann Calhoun