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Thomas Russell Drummond

mining engineer

Thomas Russell Drummond, Sri Lankan mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (life). Naturalized citizen of the United States; Mason.

Background

Drummond, Thomas Russell was born on August 27, 1873 in Colombo, Ceylon. Son of Russell and Charlotte Hawtrey (Thwaites) Drummond.

Education

Educated George Watson’s College and Herriott-Watt Technology College, Edinburgh (Scotland), School of Mines (London).

Career

Engineer and assayer for Clarkson-Stanfield Concentration Company, London, 1896-1897. Mill man and construction engineer Prussian Mine, Boulder, Colorado, 1897. With Utah Consolidated Mine, Bingham, Utah, 1897-1905.

Manager Dominion Copper Company, B.C., 1905-1907, Nipissing Mining Company, Cobalt, Ontario, Canada, 1907-1908, Cactus Copper Company, Newhouse, Utah. 1908-1909, Inspiration Copper Company, 1909-1912. Superintendent mines Inspiration Consolidated Copper Company, 1913.

Private practice, Philippines, China, etc., 1913-1918. Secretary and treasurer Zenda Gold Mining Company. Manager Zenda Leadville Manufacturing Company.

Membership

Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (life). Naturalized citizen of the United States.

Connections

Married Harriet Blake, of Chariton, Lucas Company, Iowa, May 1900. Children: Charlotte Blake, George Russell, Thomas Arthur, Ronald Blake.

father:
Russell Drummond

mother:
Charlotte Hawtrey (Thwaites) Drummond

spouse:
Harriet Blake

children:
Charlotte Blake Drummond

George Russell Drummond

Thomas Arthur Drummond

Ronald Blake Drummond