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William Kelly

mining engineer

William Kelly, American mining engineer. Member State Highway Advisory Board, Michigan, 1919-1930.; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Institute Social Sciences; member Institution Mining Engineers (London).

Background

Kelly, William was born on April 17, 1854 in New York, New York, United States. Son of Robert and Arietta A. (Hutton) Kelly.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1874. Engineer of Mines, Columbia, 1877. Doctor of Engineering, Rensselaer Polytech.

Institute, 1924; Doctor of Science, Michigan College Mining and Technology, 1930.

Career

1 son, William Ashcom (deceased). Assistant superintendent Chemical Copper Company, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, 1876, 79, 80. Chemist Himrod Furnace Company, Youngstown, O., 7 months, 1878.

Superintendent Kemble Coal & Iron Company, Riddlesburg, Pennsylvania, 1881-1885, Glamorgan Iron Company, Lewistown, Pennsylvania, 1885, Kemble Iron Company, 1886-1889. General superintendent, general manager Penn Iron Mining Company, Vulcan, Michigan, 1889-1923. General manager Republic (Michigan) Iron Company, 1902-1914.

Treasurer Penn Store Company, 1902-1923. Vice president Commercial Bank, Iron Mountain, Michigan President Board Examiners Bituminous Mine Inspectors of Pennsylvania, 1885-1889. Chairman Board County Road Commissioners, Dickinson Company, Michigan, since 1904.

Member Public Domain Commission Michigan, 1909-1921, chairman, 1917-1921. President Board Education, Norway Township, Michigan several years. Member 1897-1929, chairman, 1904-1929, board control Michigan College Mines.

Membership

Member State Highway Advisory Board, Michigan, 1919-1930. Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Institute Social Sciences. Member Institution Mining Engineers (London).

Connections

Married Annie Ashcom, June 24, 1886.

father:
Robert Kelly

mother:
Arietta A. (Hutton) Kelly

spouse:
Annie Ashcom