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Biographical entry Booth, Edgar Harold (1893 - 1963)

Born
12 February 1893
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
18 December 1963
Vaucluse, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Physicist

Summary

Edgar Harold Booth was the first Warden of the New England University College 1937-45. He had previously been a senior lecturer in physics at the University of Sydney 1919-37.

Details

Born Sydney, 12 February 1893. Died Sydney, 18 December 1963. Military Cross 1917. Educated University of Sydney (BSc 1914, DSc 1936). Acting lecturer and demonstrator, University of Sydney 1915-16; Australian Imperial Forces 1916-19; senior lecturer in physics, University of Sydney 1919-37; consultant physicist, Imperial Geophysical Experimental Survey 1928-30; warden, New England University College 1937-45; London representative, Australian Wool Board 1945-48. President, Science Teachers' Association of New South Wales 1928-32; president, Royal Society of New South Wales 1936-37; president, Northern New South Wales Committee of Services Education Advisory Council.

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Journal Articles

  • Somerville, J. M., 'Obituary: Dr. Edgar Harold Booth', Australian Journal of Science, vol. 27, no. 1, 1964, pp. 15-16. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.