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Biographical entry Rogers, James Stanley (1893 - 1977)

6 June 1893
Beaconsfield, Tasmania, Australia
1 August 1977
Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia


James Rogers was a senior lecturer in Natural Philosophy, University of Melbourne 1924-1946. he was Secretary of the Optical Munitions Panel from 1941-1946 and wrote a history of the Panel.


Born 6 June 1893. Died 1 August 1977. Educated Universities of Melbourne (BA, Dip Ed 1919, BSc 1921, MSc 1922, DSc 1945) and Cambridge (MSc 1928). AIF with 14th Battalion, later held staff appointments 1915-19, 1851 Exhibition scholar 1922-24, Senior lecturer in natural philosophy, University of Melbourne 1924-46, Warden, Mildura Branch, University of Melbourne 1947-49, Dean of graduate students, University of Melbourne 1950-63. Syme Prize 1925. Secretary, Scientific Instrument and Optical Panel (formerly Optical Munitions Panel) 1941-46.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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McCarthy, G.J.