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William Sprott Boyd

mining engineer

William Sprott Boyd, Australian mining engineer. Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society American Institute of Mining and Metallurgy England; Mason.

Background

Boyd, William Sprott was born on June 6, 1879 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Son of Robert Mitchell and Agnes (Brown) Boyd.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, U. Sydney, 1901.

Career

Sprott. Mining engineer in Australia until 1905. Assistant mine superintendent Boston Consolidated Mining Company, Bingham, Utah, 1906-1910. With Ray Consolidated Copper Company, since 1910, manager, 1919-1922, general manager, 1922-1930.

Vice president, managing director Utah Copper Company, Nevada Consolidated Copper Сompany. Vice president Ray & Gila Valley Railroad Company. President Ray Electric and Telephone Сompany, 1927-1942.

Vice president Kennecott Copper Corporation, Nevada Northern Railway Company, Gallup-American Coal Company, 1942-1945. Construction engineering Kennecott Copper Corporation, 1945-1947, retired.

Membership

Member American Institute Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, Mining and Metallurgical Society American Institute of Mining and Metallurgy England.

Connections

Married Helen H. G. McMicking, September 1911. Children: Eleanor Sprott, Robert Mitchell Sprott, Wm.

father:
Robert Mitchell Boyd

mother:
Agnes (Brown) Boyd

spouse:
Helen H. G. McMicking

children:
Eleanor Sprott Boyd

Robert Mitchell Sprott Boyd

Wm Boyd