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Beatty, (Alfred) Chesterlocked

(b New York, Feb 7, 1875; d Monaco, Jan 19, 1968).
  • S. J. Vernoit

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British mining consultant and collector of American birth. He was educated at the Columbia School of Mines and at Princeton University; by the age of 28 he was the consulting engineer and assistant general manager of the Guggenheim Exploration Company. In 1913, two years after the death of his first wife, he settled in London and became established as a mining consultant. He married Edith Dunn and bought Baroda House in Kensington Palace Gardens. With one of his associates, Herbert Hoover, later President of the USA (...

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E. Yar Shater, ed.: Encyclopedia Iranica (London, 1986)