Biography of Roger T. Pelton
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ROGER T. PELTON, chief engineer of the Copper Queen Cansolidated Mining Company, was born at Poughkeepsie, N. Y., in 1880. He is the son of John W. and Mary R. Pelton. Mr. Pelton was educated in his native state, was graduated from Columbia University as Mining Engineer, after which he took a post graduate course in the same school. He came to Arizona in 1904 as engineer for the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Company at Bisbee, where he displayed such ability in his work that he was made chief engineer in 1907, for this corporation which employs only the best. Mr. Pelton was married in 1907 to Miss Jennie Jewel Powell, daughter of Colonel L. W. Powell, prominently identified with different mining companies. They have one little daughter, Elizabeth.

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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