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  • ID: I10696
  • Name: Edward Jr. 2694 Orton
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 8 OCT 1863
  • Note:
    From: A Genealogical History of the Jennings Families in England and
    America Fourth to eighth generation.
    Edward Orton, Jr., graduated from the Ohio State University in June,
    1884, with the degree of Engineer of Mines. Assistant on Ohio Geological
    Survey in 1882, mapping out crop of coal veins of Ohio; Report on Ohio
    Clay working industries, 1883; was in charge of Geological Exhibition,
    from Ohio to World's Fair and Industrial Exhibition at New Orleans, in
    1884-5; Surveyor, Draftsman and Chemist for Columbus & Hocking Coal and
    Iron Company, 1884-1886; Chemist, Columbus Steel Company, 1886-1887;
    Superintendent, "Bessie" Furnace, New Straitsville, Ohio, 1887-88;
    Superintendent "Victoria" Furnace, Goshen Bridge, Va., 1888; with
    Carnegie Steel Co., Homestead, Pa., 1889-90; Superintendent Ohio Paving
    Company's Paving Brick factory, 1890-92; Superintendent Acme Vitrified
    Brick Co., Cloverport, Ky., 1893; President, Ohio Institute Mining
    Engineers, 1893-94; Ohio Geological Survey Report on Clay Industries,
    1893; Elected Director of Department of Ceramics and Clay Working, Ohio
    State University, 1894, still holding position; Secretary, American
    Ceramic Society, 1897; President, Engineer's Club of Columbus, 1899.




    Father: Edward F. B. Orton b: 9 MAR 1829 in NY
    Mother: Mary Matilda Jennings b: 5 OCT 1833

    Marriage 1 Mary Princess Anderson b: 26 AUG 1857
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