Biography of Percy G. Beckett
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PERCY GORDON BECKETT, general manager of the Old Dominion Copper Mining & Smelting Co., Globe, Arizona, is a mining engineer of much ability and varied experience. He was born in Quebec, Canada, in 1882, and came to Arizona in 1904, and for two years was employed by the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Company in their engineering department at Bisbee. In 1906 he went to the Phelps Dodge Sierra de Cobre property at Cananea, Mexico, where he remained for one year, and then went to South America as mine superintendent of the Capillitas Copper Company of Argentine. spent one year in this position and returning to Bisbee, reentered the employ of the Copper Queen. In 1909 and 1910 he was superintendent for the Phelps Dodge Company at Courtland, Arizona, of properties which that company held under option. and the following year again went to Bisbee to accept a position as assistant superintendent of the mine department at the Copper Queen mine. In August, 1912, Mr. Beckett was appointed to his present position. and has since made his headquarters at Globe.

From:
Who's Who in Arizona
Vol 1
Compiled and Published by Jo Conners
Press of The Arizona Daily Star
Tucson, Arizona 1913


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