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 Management - Kaminak Gold Corporation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
John is a Fellow of the Geological Association of Canada, member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, Northwest Mining Association and the BC & Yukon Chamber of Mines.
Williamson has also been instrumental in acquiring venture capital for these companies, and has been directly involved with raising over $30,000,000 for several of these public companies through private placements, prospectus offerings and initial public offerings.
Strand is a Professional Geologist with the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of Alberta (“APEGGA”) and the Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists and Geophysicists of the Northwest Territories (and Nunavut).
www.kaminak.com /about_us/management   (673 words)

  
 John Williamson - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Finley Williamson, conductor, musician, and co-founder of Westminster Choir College.
John Williamson (geologist), a Canadian geologist and developer of the Williamson diamond mine in Tanzania (d.
John Williamson (politician), a 19th century New Zealand politician
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Williamson   (129 words)

  
 Descendants of Wolphert Gerretse Van Kouwenhoven - Person Page 2424   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
John A. Smock was the son of Aaron Smock and Sarah Covenhoven Schenck.
John A. Smock married Mehetable Trafford Vanderveer, daughter of Arthur Vanderveer and Elizabeth Trafford, in 1847 at Holmdel, Monmouth County, New Jersey.
John C. Smock was the son of Benjamin Schenck Smock and Hannah Van Cleaf.
rhodes.globat.com /~conovergenealogy.com/conover-p/p2424.htm   (3635 words)

  
 Yellowstone National Park: Its Exploration and Establishment (Biographical Appendix)
Enlisting as a private in the 13th New York Regimens, he reached the rank of lieutenant during the war years, and was a seasoned leader of men by the end of that conflict.
He was a private of the military escort that accompanied the Washburn party throught the Yellowstone region in 1870, and the fact that he was picked to accompany Warren C. Gillette and Private Moore on that final search, south of Lake Yellowstone, for the missing Truman C. Everts, hints that he was rugged and resourceful.
Williamson enlisted at Laramie, Wyo., on Jan. 19, 1869, being then a 6-footer with grey eyes, brown hair, and a sallow complexion.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/haines1/iee4b.htm   (3517 words)

  
 John Thoburn Williamson. The Diamond Seeker: Mwadui   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
John Thoburn Williamson was born in Montfort, Quebec on the 10th February 1907 and went to McGill University Montreal where he gained a B.A. degree in 1928, an M.Sc.
Williamson held it up to the sun and immediately saw that it was a green diamond.
Williamson Diamonds Limited was bought 50/50 by De Beers and the Tanganyika Government on the 13th August 1958.
www.hamstat.demon.co.uk /Mwadui/Index_m.htm   (967 words)

  
 Bryson Burke Diamond Corporation: Diamond Exploration and Mining in Canada
John Williamson was born at Montfort, Quebec in 1907, the son of a lumberjack of Irish descent.
The famous Williamson Pink (54.5 carat rough) was found on the surface in 1947 by the children of some mine workers at the Williamson Diamonds Mine, Mwadui, Tanzania.
Dr Williamson gave the priceless cut Pink round [23.6 carat] to the then Princess Elizabeth as the centrepiece of a brooch for her forthcoming wedding to Prince Phillip.
brysonburke.com /people_williamson.html   (1331 words)

  
 Chapter Ten - The Arrangement
Williamson was a rugged Canadian geologist who, after he left the employ of De Beers in 1932, began prospecting on his own for diamonds in what is now Tanzania.
Williamson had to sell the low as well as high quality diamonds he mined to diamond cutters in order for his mine to be profitable.
For Williamson, the message was clear: Either he make his deal with De Beers or his mine might be nationalized.
www.edwardjayepstein.com /diamond/chap10.htm   (1585 words)

  
 History
Doctor John Thoburn Williamson was a rugged Canadian geologist who, after he left the employ of De Beers in 1932, cycled north and began prospecting on his own for diamonds in what is now Tanzania.
Although it is often thought that Dr Williamson discovered Tanzania’s first diamonds, the Williamson mine was in fact preceded by several tiny operations, including the Mabuki mine which Williamson worked on and later owned.
Williamson eked out a meagre living from Mabuki, which he used as the base for his prospecting operations in what was then known as Sukumaland.
www.asbc32.dsl.pipex.com /MwaduiHistory.htm   (7613 words)

  
 Bryson Burke Diamond Corporation: Diamond Exploration and Mining in Canada
The objectivity and perception of a London policeman in one of the strangest and remotest parts of Africa throw new light on some problems of the continent and bring to life without exaggeration or romanticism a picture of a extra-ordinary man in extraordinary circumstances.
John Williamson, a Canadian graduated brilliantly in Geology from McGill University in Montreal, obtaining a B.A., M.Sc., and Ph.D. all in the space of four years.
THE DIAMOND SEEKER is the story of Williamson's supreme dedication and courage that at times kept him just one step ahead of despair in the face of almost insurmountable odds until success beyond all measure at last crowned his efforts.
brysonburke.com /people_williamson_books.html   (578 words)

  
 Management - Brilliant Mining
John Robins, P.Geo., Chairman - A geologist by training and a prospector at heart, John Robins is a graduate from the University of British Columbia with a degree in geological sciences.
Williamson has applied technical methodologies to conceptualize and advance many grass roots projects as well as develop a number of significant advanced exploration projects, including production phases.
Williamson has also been instrumental in acquiring venture capital for these companies, and has been directly involved with raising over $50,000,000 for several of these public companies through private placements, prospectus offerings and initial public offerings.
www.brilliantmining.com /company/management   (1023 words)

  
 John S. Newberry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
John Strong Newberry is best known for his work as a geologist and paleontologist.
His increasing interest in natural sciences, perhaps stimulated by his studies in Paris, led him to close his medical practice, and in 1855 he was appointed Assistant Surgeon, geologist and botanist to one of the Pacific Railroad Survey expeditions.
Williamson, the expedition explored the country between San Francisco Bay and the Columbia River.
www.mnh.si.edu /vert/fishes/baird/newberry.html   (322 words)

  
 ABQ Energy Group People
John brings to the ABQ Energy Group more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry, which began as a petroleum geologist serving independent producers in the Rocky Mountain region.
John was instrumental in building WGR's Pacific Region into a major participant from Canada south to California and from the San Juan to the California Border.
John has an MBA in Finance from the University of Colorado at Boulder, a B.S. in Geology from the University of Wyoming, and a B.S. in Marketing from Drexel University in Philadelphia.
www.abqenergy.com /people.htm   (2042 words)

  
 History & Genealogy - Manuscripts - Guide to Manuscripts Materials Pt. A
Thomas H. Bradley was born in Williamson County, Tennessee and was a Franklin, Tennessee merchant and Major General in the Tennessee Militia before moving to Crittenden County, Arkansas in 1847.
John Catron, a self-educated man, after serving under Andrew Jackson in the War of 1812, was elected state attorney by the Tennessee legislature.
These are the papers of John Harding (1777-1865), his son, William Giles Harding (1808-1886), and the two brothers, William Hicks Jackson (1835-1903) and Howell Edmunds Jackson (1832-1895), and sons-in-law of William Giles Harding, all of Belle Meade Plantation, Davidson County, Tennessee.
www.state.tn.us /TSLA/history/manuscripts/mguidea.htm   (12177 words)

  
 106 Hearings: House Committee Meetings by Date (1999)
John G. Coburn, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, both with the Department of the Army; H. Lee Buchanan, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research Development and Acquisition) and Vice Adm. James F. Amerault, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Logistics), both with the Department of the Navy; Lt.
John W. Handy, USAF, Deputy Chief of Staff for Installations and Logistics, both of the Department with the Air Force; Lt. Gen.
John G. Coburn, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff, Logistics, Department of the Army; Vice Adm. James Amerault, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Logistics), Department of the Navy; Lt. Gen.
www.lib.ncsu.edu /congbibs/house/106hdgst1.html   (16696 words)

  
 HSP Manuscript Guide: 1300-1399
John Hill Martin practiced law in Philadelphia's Orphan Court and the Commonwealth's Admiralty Court from 1844 to 1881.
Henry Carvill Lewis was a geologist with undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in 1873 and 1876.
John Williamson Ziegler took active interest in the General Alumni Association of the University of Pennsylvania and the bulk of his papers are on this Association.
www2.hsp.org /collections/manuscripts/1300.htm   (3562 words)

  
 Logan County, Ohio History
Captain John, whose Indian name has not been perpetuated, was a well known chief of the Shawanoese nation, and was a frequent visitor to the early settlements of Logan County.
John McDonald relates, that one day in the autumn of 1779, while out trapping by himself he met a trader and a half-breed near his trapping grounds, and whiskey being supplied, the two Indians got into a serious quarrel; they were separated by the trader, but they made arrangements to fight the next morning.
Williamson, alluded to above, we find that Rev. James N. Gamble was installed Pastor of the Associate Reformed Congregation on the 10th of September, 1833, and that the congregation at that time numbered fifty-two members.
www.heritagepursuit.com /Logan/LoganChapII.htm   (18530 words)

  
 History & Genealogy - Manuscripts - Guide to Manuscripts Materials Pt. B
John Trotwood Moore was a journalist, teacher and Tennessee State Librarian.
Correspondents include John Marshall Stone, Governor of Mississippi (1876-1882 and 1890-1896), and Thomas Fletcher Ragland, who fought in the Confederate Army (Co. A, 9th Tennessee Infantry) and died of wounds sustained at the Battle of Chickamauga, 1863.
John Williamson Butler), while she was attending the Columbia Female Institute, Columbia, Maury County, Tennessee.
www.state.tn.us /tsla/history/manuscripts/mguideb.htm   (10728 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
John Thomas and Christopher Carl were born at the same hospital as Donna.
John A. Spivey.": 2 CONT Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia by Folks Huxford, Vol.
To John and Frances were born ten children:..4.Joel b.Dec.28,1838..His 2 CONT wife died May 23, 1893, and was buried at Lone Hill Methodist Church, Coffee 2 CONT County": Pioneers of Wiregrass Georgia by Folks Huxford,Vol.2,1954,page 113.
clan-maccallum-malcolm.3acres.org /Archives/genealogy/green.ged   (6846 words)

  
 John Williamson Guitar Tabs and Chords
John Williamson can refer to different persons: John Williamson (economist), senior at Institute for International Economics; John Williamson (singer), an Australian singer John Williamson (singer and songwriter), from Georgia, U.S.A. John Williamson (basketball), a former professional basketball player with the New York Nets.
John Williamson (politician), a 19th century New Zealand politician John Williamson (geologist), a Canadian geologist and developer of the Williamson diamond mine in Tanzania (d.
John Newton Williamson (1855-1943), US Representative from Oregon John Parshall Williamson, Student, Ohio State University This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
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 Manuscripts Guide -- F
His rise in the medical community began in the late nineteenth century in Louisville, Kentucky, where despite not having completed even the seventh grade, Flexner taught himself basic bacteriology by conducting experiments at home using a microscope borrowed from the pharmacy where he served as an apprentice.
It was a quick ascent and the beginning of a long and brilliant career that included a prestigious appointment at the University of Pennsylvania and then a directorship at the new Rockefeller Institute where he realized his lifelong dream of creating a dynamic and productive research laboratory.
This collection does not reflect the early phases of Flexner's career at Johns Hopkins but does document an early interest in meningitis and other infectious diseases with science-related correspondence, laboratory notebooks, and administrative correspondence with the New York City and State Departments of Health.
www.amphilsoc.org /library/mole/f.htm   (3312 words)

  
 Bucyrus, Ohio History
For a long time, the Indians had been in the habit of taking large quantities of cranberries to Richland County; they would sometimes be seen with eight or ten horses loaded down with bark boxes filled with cranberries; these boxes were slung over the back; of the horses.
John Hauck, who was looking for a site for a carding-machine and fulling-mill.
They stopped a short time at the Williamson settlement, east of Galion: they intended to buy some of the Virginia military school lands, but failed in their object and passed the winter of 1818-19 in a cabin of John Leveredge, situated southeast of the public square of Galion.
www.heritagepursuit.com /Crawford/crCh11.htm   (13325 words)

  
 Mwadui mine chairman presents 14 staff members with long-service awards
The Chairman of Williamson Diamonds Ltd (WDL), Jonathan Oppenheimer, on Monday last week presented 17 members of the staff at Mwadui, Sinyanga Region, with long-service awards.
The Mwadui Kimberlite pipe (the rock from which diamonds are sourced) was discovered by Canadian geologist Dr. John Williamson in 1940 and to this day it remains the biggest pipe that has ever been found.
After Williamson’s death in 1958, the mine passed into the hands of De Beers and the Government of Tanganyika and was managed by the Government from 1971 to 1993.
www.ippmedia.com /ipp/guardian/2005/11/22/54498.html   (445 words)

  
 Management - Committee Bay Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Mager is a graduate of the University of Alberta School of Business and has spent fifteen years in private and public management and consulting, including six years in Canada’s Northwest Territories.
Kleespies has demonstrated the application of sound technical principles and ability to integrate complex geological, geochemical and geophysical datasets in the search for, and delineation of economically viable mineral deposits.
Most recently he was a Senior Exploration Geologist with Committee Bay Resources Ltd. and formerly managed exploration projects at Hope Bay for Miramar Mining Corporation.
committeebay.com /company/management   (802 words)

  
 The East African Procurement News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Tony Guthrie, the Managing Director of Williamson Diamond Ltd said during the signing that the contract would be the second awarded by his company to Caspian Ltd.
He said investing in the mining sector is not only a risky and expensive venture, but also one that require a government policy suitable for investment.
The Mwadui Kimberlitic was discovered by a Canadian geologist Dr. John Williamson in 1940.
www.procnews.com /050221/news18.html   (210 words)

  
 Dev Investments Inc. Announces Completion of Qualifying Transaction, Private Placement And Acquisition : ArriveNet ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Williamson is geologist with more than 20 years of experience in the mineral exploration industry.
He is currently President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Committee Bay Resources Ltd. a successful gold exploration company listed on the TSX-V. He is a Director of Ellesmere Minerals Ltd. and Brilliant Mining Corp. as well as a Director and Exploration Manager for Kinver Mining NL of Australia.
Williamson is a Professional Geologist registered with APEGGA, a Fellow in the Geological Association of Canada and a Member of the Society of Economic Geologists and the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
press.arrivenet.com /industry/article.php/140770.html   (1264 words)

  
 Yellowstone National Park: Its Exploration and Establishment (Biographical Appendix)
The U.S. Geologist and head of the Geological Survey of the Territories (Hayden Survey), which made the first official investigation of the Yellowstone region in 1871.
Thus, his immediate superior was Maj. John W. Barlow, whom he accompanied on a reconnaissance of the Upper Yellowstone in 1871.
Captain Heap returned to his headquarters at St. Paul with the topographic notes, which were thus saved from destruction in the great Chicago fire which consumed Barlow's specimens and photographs, and he was able to produce from them the first map of the Yellowstone region based on adequate instrumental observations.
www.cr.nps.gov /history/online_books/haines1/iee4a.htm   (4735 words)

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