Biography of John D. Wanvig, Jr.
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JOHN D. WANVIG, JR., Superintendent of the Three R. mines, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1887, and educated in the public schools of that city. After graduation from the Michigan College of Mines, Houghton, Michigan, he was employed as mining engineer for the Cole & McDonald Exploration Company, Virginia, Minnesota. He has been a resident of Arizona during the past five years, having been assistant engineer for the Miami Copper Company, chief engineer and later superintendent for the Superior & Boston Copppr Company, and then mining engineer with Frank H. Probert of Los Angeles, making mine examinations in the Southwest and Mexico. The latter position he resigned to become superintendent of the Three R mines, near Patagonia, Arizona.

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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