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George Murray (1899-1936)


1936 Obituary [1]

Mr. George Murray, Assistant General Superintendent of the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, Ltd., died at Trail, B.C., on November 8, 1936.

Born in Montreal in 1899, Mr. Trail received his technical education at McGill University, of which University he held the degree of M.Sc.

On leaving the University he joined the staff of the Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company of Canada, Ltd., working first at the St. Eugene mine at Moyie, then spending a short period at Kimberley.

For the past 25 years he had been at Trail, B.C. He worked in nearly all the departments of the Trail plant, and recently had been appointed Assistant General Superintendent.

In 1933 Mr. Murray received the Randolph Bruce Gold Medal of the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. His ability was widely recognized. His willingness to assist his fellow metallurgists had made him innumerable friends in all parts of the world.

Mr. Murray was elected a member of the Institute of Metals on March 8, 1926



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