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Alfred Emerson Jessop

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Alfred Emerson Jessop (1870-1907)

1908 Obituary [1]

ALFRED EMERSON JESSUP died in November 1907 at the age of thirty-seven years.

He was born at Brooklyn, N.Y., and after completing his preparatory education he entered Lehigh University, and graduated with the degree of B.Sc. in 1892. During 1892-93 he studied at Freiberg, Saxony. A year later he returned to Boston, where he took a commercial position until 1898, when he became assistant superintendent of blast-furnaces for the Maryland Steel Co., at Sparrow's Point, Maryland.

He remained at the latter place until 1900, in which year he became Engineer of Tests and Analytical Chemist to the U.S. Treasury Department at Washington, D.C.

In 1903 he went to China as Assayer and Analytical Chemist of the Imperial Mint at Tientsin. He was a member of the American Institute of Mining Engineers, the American Chemical Society, and the Society of Chemical Industry.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1899.

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