Family History

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Haskins :





John "Bus" Haskins & Virginia Burgstrom


Virginia May   

Birth:            November 14, 1908 in Virginia City Montana

Death:          2002
Marriage:    John "Bus" Haskins
                           son of John Haskins killed in the Granite Mountain / Speculator Mine fire 1917 
Residence: Butte Montana



Children:       Gloria Lee Haskins

Marriage:      Ted "Shine" Jordan

Theodore Stell Jordan, 67, passed away on Sept. 7,1997
             at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, TX.

Professor Jordan joined the Montana Tech Department of Metallurgical and Mineral Processing Engineering in 1982 after an exemplary career in the Mineral Processing industry. Ted became the Center Director in 1992 and served in that post until 1994. In 1995 Ted was recognized as professor emeritus by Montana Tech.

Jordan was born in Butte, MT, the son of Stell and Doris Jordan. He received a B.S. from the Montana School of Mines, now Montana Tech, in metallurgical engineering in 1953. Upon graduation, he served four years in the US Air Force as a meteorologist. He then returned to Montana Tech, where he earned an M.S. in metallurgy in 1959. He was an instructor in mineral processing from 1958 to 1960.  From 1960 to 1982, he worked as ..

Anaconda Standard - June 12, 1927 - Virginia Burgstrom returned to school of shorthand and typewriting
Montana Standard - November 22, 1964 - Virginia Haskins birthday
1910 US Federal Census - Virginia City, Madison, Montana - Virginia 1
1920 US Federal Census - Butte, Silver Bow, Montana - Virginia age 11
1928 Butte Montana City Directory Page-189 - John Haskins - Miner
1940 US Federal Census - Butte, Silver Bow, Montana - John 32 & Virginia 31 & Gloria Lee 9
1940 - Bus worked as a miner for Anaconda Copper Mines - per 1940 US Federal Census