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Biographical entry Lowrie, William (1857 - 1933)

Born
18 October 1857
Selkirkshire, Scotland
Died
20 July 1933
Echunga, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Agricultural educator

Summary

William Lowrie was Professor of Agriculture and Principal of Roseworthy Agricultural College, South Australia from 1888. After a period of teaching in New Zealand he was Director of Agriculture in Western Australia from 1908 and of South Australia from 1912.

Archival resources

State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana

  • William Lowrie - Records, 1880 - 1933, PRG 30/5/17; State Library of South Australia, Mortlock Library of South Australiana. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Black, Alan W., 'Lowrie, William (1857-1933), Agricultural Educationist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 160-161. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100156b.htm. Details

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See also

McCarthy, G.J.