Biography of Angus McAlpine
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ANGUS MCALPINE, chief clerk of the Old Dominion Copper Mining & Smelting Company, was born in Galveston, Texas, in 1874. His parents, William K. and Sarah Perry McAlpine, were pioneers of the Lone Star State. After having completed the public schools, Mr. McAlpine worked in an attorney's office for some time, gaining a knowledge which has been of great value to him in his life work. He then entered a bank and learned the business from the ground up, and continued in this line until he came to the Old Dominion in 1902. He was metallurgical bookkeeper for some time, afterwards general bookkeeper, and in 1906 he was promoted to his present position. He is well known in fraternal circles, being an Elk and a Mason, and has received both the York and the Scottish Rite degrees in the Masonic order. He is Past Exalted Ruler of the B. P. O. Elks, and it was during his term of office that the Elks' building was completed and furnished. This building cost $75,000, and is one of the finest in the state. Mr. McAlpine is a Democrat but has not taken an active part in political life.

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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