Biographical entry Archer, Keith McRae (1905 - 1999)
- 18 October 1905
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Keith Archer was appointed Commonwealth Statistician in 1962 after joining the Commonwealth Public Service in 1924. He was the Australian delegate to a number of international conferences 1940s-1960s.
Born Launceston, Tasmania, 18 October 1905. OBE 1965, CBE 1971. Educated University of Tasmania (Dip. Com.). Tasmanian Public Service 1923; Commonwealth Public Service 1924; Tabulating Supervisor Census 1933, Assistant Commonwealth Statistician 1949-54; Deputy Commonwealth Statistician 1954-62; Commonwealth Statistician 1962-70; Director Australian Association of Permanent Building Societies 1970-75; Associated Director Australian Association of Building Societies 1975-79; Honorary Secretary, ACT Association of Building Societies 1979-84. FRSS (Hon).
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- 'Obituary', Canberra Times, 13 April 1999, p. 11. Details
Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 26 March 2007
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