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Mining company executive

Richard Devol Mollison, American Mining company executive. Member American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society American, Canada Institute Mining and Metall.Engrs., Tau Beta Pi, Theta Xi.

Background

Mollison, Richard Devol was born on June 7, 1916 in Faribault, Minnesota, United States. Son of Allan Edwin and Edna (Devol) Mollison.

Education

B.Mining Engineering, University Minnesota, 1941.

Career

Mining engineer various locations, 1941-1947;with, Texasgulf Inc., 1947-1994;vice president, manager exploration, Texasgulf Inc., 1962-1964;vice president metals division, Texasgulf Inc., 1964-1972;senior vice president, Texasgulf Inc., 1972-1973;president, Texasgulf Inc., 1973-1979;vice chairman, Texasgulf Inc., 1979-1981;chairman, Texasgulf Inc., 1981-1982;chairman, Kidd Creek Mines Ltd., 1983-1986;also board directors, Kidd Creek Mines Ltd.

Membership

Member American Institute of Mining, Mining and Metallurgical Society of America, Canada Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Tau Beta Pi, Theta Xi. Clubs: Sky, Mining (New York City). Riverside Yacht (Connecticut).

Island Country (Marco Island, Florida). Classics Country (Naples, Florida).

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ellen Cobb, June 7, 1941. Children: Steven Cobb, Ann Elizabeth Mollison Waters, Mark Richard.

father:
Allan Edwin Mollison

mother:
Edna (Devol) Mollison

spouse:
Elizabeth Ellen Cobb

child:
Steven Cobb Mollison

child:
Ann Elizabeth Mollison Waters Mollison

child:
Mark Richard Mollison