Dr James Copper Bayles

Dr James Copper Bayles

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 7 May 1913 (aged 67)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot 1306 Old Cemetery
Memorial ID 180906003 View Source
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James Copper Bayles was the 4th and youngest child of James and Julia Halsey (Day) Bayles. He married Ianthe Green 21 Oct 1869, and they had two sons and a daughter May Green Bayles, she died young.James Copper Bayles was a Lt. of Artillery in Co G 16 th N.Y. Heavy Artillery Regiment during the War Between The States. From 1870 to 1889 he was Editor of "Iron Age" and the "Metal Worker". During 1884 & 85 he served as Pres. of the American Institute of Mining Engineers (AIME) twice and charter member of the Amer. Society of Mechanical Engineers. During 1887-8 he served as President of the N.Y. City Board of Health. He was awarded an honorary Ph.D. by Rutgers College in 1890.
Thanks to the book "The Bayles Families of Long Island and New Jersey and Their Descendants."

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