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Rufus James Foster

mining engineer.

Rufus James Foster, American mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining Engineers, American Society Mech. Engineers, Engineers’ Society of N.E. Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Society S.R., New England Society of North Eastern Pennsylvania.

Background

Foster, Rufus James was born on October 10, 1856 in at Minersville, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Clement Storer and Rebecca (McCamant) Foster.

Education

Graduate Ashland High School, 1874.

Career

With engineering department Philadelphia & Reading Coal & Iron Company, 1874-1887. Managing editor The Collier Engineer from since 1887. A founder, 1891, Vice-President International Textbook Company and allied corporations.

Membership

Member American Institute Mining Engineers, American Society Mech. Engineers, Engineers’ Society of N.E. Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Society S.R., New England Society of North Eastern Pennsylvania. Clubs: Scranton, Engineers’, Country.

Connections

Married Jane Bennett Taylor, of Minersville, Pennsylvania, September 9, 1884.

father:
Clement Storer Foster

mother:
Rebecca (McCamant) Foster

spouse:
Jane Bennett Taylor