Harry Mulford Jewett was born in Elmira, N.Y., on August 14, 1870, received a C.E. degree from Notre Dame in 1890, and began an active career as a civil engineer with Chicago Drainage Canal, later to Michigan Central Rail Road as an assistant engineer based in Detroit. Jewett entered coal mining with the WP Rend Coal Co. in Chicago and went into the mining business for himself in 1903, assisting in the organization of Jewett, Bigelow & Brooks, miners and wholesale dealers in coal out of West Virginia. He served as president of Big Sandy Coal and Coke Co., J.B.B. Colleries Co., Twin Branch and Mining Co., Maher Coal and Coke Co., and was a member of the Appalachian Engineers Society.
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