S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Schmitt, Mr C O (metallurgy)

Born: Date not known, Place not known.
Died: Date not known, Place not known.

C.O. Schmitt was a member of the South African Association for the Advancement of Science by 1906 and was still a member in 1910. He resided in Johannesburg and published a paper on 'Future economies in Rand reduction plants' in the Journal of the Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society of South Africa (1911, Vol. 12(1), pp. 16-30). Around the same time he was one of the contributors to A textbook of Rand metallurgical practice, by R.S.G. Stokes* (1912). In 1913 he served on the Editorial Committee of the South African Institute of Engineers.


List of sources:

Journal of the Chemical, Metallurgical and Mining Society of South Africa, 1911/2, Vol. 12, paper by C.O. Schmitt.

Report of the South African Association for the Advancement of Science, 1905/6 and 1910: Lists of members.

South African bibliography to the year 1925. London: Mansell, 1979.

Transactions of the South African Institution of Engineers, 1913, Vol. 1, office bearers.


Compiled by: C. Plug


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