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Biographical entry Fisk, Ernest Thomas (1886 - 1965)

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Born
8 August 1886
Sunbury, Middlesex, England
Died
8 July 1965
Roseville, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Radio engineer

Summary

Sir Ernest Fisk was a radio engineer for Marconi Co. 1906-1913, General Manager of AWA Ltd 1913-1916, Managing Director 1916-1944, and Chairman 1932-1944. From 1944 to 1952 he was Managing Director of EMI Ltd.

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Events

1933
Award - Fellow, Institution of Radio Engineers, Australia. (First Fellow)
11 May 1937
Award - Knight Bachelor (KtB)

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Ernest Thomas Fisk - Records, 1906 - 1952, ML MSS 2768; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • 'Sir Ernest Fisk, Kt, 1886-1965', Proceedings of the Institution of Radio and Electronics Engineers, Australia, 26 (7) (1965), A16. Details
  • Given, Jock, 'Not being Ernest: Uncovering Competitors in the Foundation of Australian Wireless', Historical Records of Australian Science, 18 (2) (2007), 159-176. Details
  • Williams, N., 'Ernest T. Fisk: Pioneer, Visionary and Entrepreneur - 1', Electronics Australia (1989), 40-43. Details

Resources

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McCarthy, G.J.