Leopold Harry Sulman lost his life at Porcupine on July 12th, 1911, in an attempt to save a small party from imminent peril, in the disastrous forest fire which ravaged Northern Ontario.

He graduated at the Royal School of Mines in May, 1908, and subsequently spent eight-months in 1909 going through the various departments of the Copper Hill smelter of the Tennessee Copper Co. From October, 1909, to July, 1911, he was engaged in Ontario, at first at Sudbury, at the Copper Cliff smelter of the Canadian Copper Co., and afterwards at the Dome Mines, Porcupine, where he was mainly occupied in carrying out pioneer work.

He returned to England in November, 1910, while the Canadian mines closed down for the winter, and for a few months took charge of experimental work for the British Metals Extraction Co., Llansamlet, Swansea. He had only been back in Porcupine for a short time when the disaster occurred which caused his untimely death at the age of 26 years.

Mr. Sulman was admitted to Studentship of the Institution in 1908, and transferred to Associateship in 1911.

Vol. 21, Trans I.M.M., 1911-12, p.731

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