Biography of James Pass

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Journal of the American Ceramic Society

Columbus, OH, United States
vol. 6, no. 1, p. 31, col. 1

James Pass (1)


James Pass


James Pass was born in Burslem, Staffordshire, England, in 1856, and came to this country with his parents in 1863. At the age of thirteen he was apprenticed to a pottery maker at Trenton, N. J., and later when the family removed to Syracuse, N. Y., he became foreman under his father at the Onondaga Pottery. After three years spent in the West he returned to the Onondaga Pottery as General Manager. Mr. Pass's appreciation of the value of the application of scientific methods in the ceramic industries was evidenced by his attendance as a student for a year at Syracuse University where he took a special course in Chemistry.

Mr. Pass was a charter member of the AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY and he also belonged to other technical organizations.

(1) Died, October 1913


Keywords:Pass & Seymour
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Researcher:Elton Gish
Date completed:September 3, 2007 by: Elton Gish;