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Lloyal Bacon

Lloyal Bacon

Lloyal Bacon was born in Haaken County, SD where his parents were homesteaders. At an early age he moved to Minnesota where he grew up on a farm. He went to the University of Minnesota where he got a BS in geological engineering in 1941. He then married Elaine and joined the Navy and served as a physicist in the Bureau of Ordinance. After the Navy he returned to Minnesota to work with the Bureau of . . .

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Frank G. Woodruff

Dr. Frank G. Woodruff

'85, '40, '39

Retired President and Chief Operating Officer, Gulf Resources & Chemical Company

The late Frank Woodruff received a BS in Mining Engineering (1940) and Geology (1939) from the Michigan College of Mining and Technology. He received an Honorary Doctorate of Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1985.

After graduation, he served in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and went on to hold many positions with various mining companies. In 1954, he joined Kennecott Copper Corp., which began a distinguished 16-year career in the . . .

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Samuel B. Treves

Samuel B. Treves

'51

Sam received his B.S. in Geological Engineering from Michigan in Tech in 1951. He then went on to earn an M.S. in Geology from the University of Idaho in 1953 and a Ph.D. in Geology from Ohio State University in 1959. He was also a recipient of the Fulbright Scholarship to New Zealand between 1953 and 1954.

After completing his Ph.D., Sam began a life-long academic career at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. While here held positions including . . .

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Richard R. Smith

Richard R. Smith

'51, '50, '49

Richard Smith earned a BS in Mining Engineering in 1949, a BS in Metallurgical Engineering in 1950, and a MS in Mining Engineering in 1951 from the Michigan College of Mining and Technology. He is also a graduate of the executive program of Sloan Management School at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

In 1951, Richard began his career as a metallurgist with the Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Co. In 1959, he joined Hanna Mining Company, which began a distinguished . . .

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Leslie W. Pullen

Leslie W. Pullen

'42

Retired President, Mining & Marketing Consultants, Inc.

Leslie Pullen received a BS in Mining Engineering in 1942 from the Michigan College of Mining and Technology. He is a registered professional engineer in seven states.

After graduation, he served as a First Lieutenant in the 341st engineer regiment of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. His regiment constructed 256 miles of the Alaskan Highway in Canada. In October 1943, his regiment embarked for England and landed in France in 1944, with the mission of railroad . . .