Biography of L. Ogilvie Howard
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L. OGILVIE HOWARD, Superintendent of Reduction of the Old Dominion Mining & Smelting Company, brought to his present position a wide experience. After having completed a course at McGill University, in Montreal, a school which has turned out scores of the ablest mining men in the country. Mr. Howard went to Mexico, where he took a position with the American Smelting & Refining Company as chemist. His work atracted attention and he was given a place on the faculty of his old school as demonstrator in chemistry and metallurgy. After having spent some time as instructor at McGill he returned to Mexico and again became affiliated with the American Smelting & Refining Company. He then went to the Anaconda Copper Company, of Anaconda, Montana; thence to Humbolt, Arizona, as chemist. He left this company to take a place with the Old Dominion as Chief Chemist, and in 1907 took charge of the reduction works. Under his supervision a large number of improvements have been made, the most notable being the increase in the capacity of the concentrator to more than twice its former capacity, which work is now being completed.

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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