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Biographical entry Whitehouse, Frederick William (1900 - 1973)

Born
20 December 1900
Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
Died
22 March 1973
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Geologist

Summary

Frederick William Whitehouse was Associate Professor of Geology, University of Queensland 1949-55.

Details

Events

1922
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1924
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1925
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1925 - 1955
Career position - Worked intermittently as Queensland Government Geologist
1926 - 1955
Career position - Worked intermittently as Lecturer in Geology at the University of Queensland
1929
Career position - President of the Queensland Naturalists' Club and Nature-Lovers' League
1939
Education - Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Queensland
1940 - 1941
Career position - President of the Royal Society of Queensland
7 July 1941
Career position - Enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force
1942 - 1943
Career position - Served with the Royal Australian Engineers, using his geological knowledge for road-building in Queensland and New Guinea
1944 - 1945
Career position - Served in the Royal Australian Engineers, formulating procedures for amphibious assaults across coral reefs
21 December 1945
Career position - Demobilised
1946 - 1947
Career position - Seconded to the Department of the Coordinator-General of Public Works
1949 - 1955
Career position - Associate Professor of Geology at the University of Queensland
1972 - 1973
Career position - President of the Anthropological Society of Queensland

Archival resources

University of Queensland, Geology Department Library

  • Frederick William Whitehouse - Records, 1949 - 1955; University of Queensland, Geology Department Library. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Chapman, Richard E., 'Whitehouse, Frederick William (1900-1973), Geologist', in John Ritchie and Diane Langmore (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 16, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2002, p. 538. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A160640b.htm. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.