Biographical entry Bate, Ernest (1883 - 1974)
- 12 October 1883
Widnes, Lancashire, England
- 12 August 1974
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Electrical engineer
Ernest Bate was an electrical engineer with the State Electricity Commission of Victoria 1921-50.
Born Widnes, Lancashire, England, 12 October 1883. Educated Imperial College London (BSc). Assistant engineer, Allgemeine Elektricitäts Gesellschaft, Berlin 1908-10; assistant engineer, New South Wales Railways 1911-212; electrical engineer, State Electricity Commission, Victoria 1921-50; chief engineer, Power Production Department 1936-45; chief engineer 1946-50.
- 'Bate, Ernest', in Physics in Australia to 1945, R.W. Home, with the assistance of Paula J. Needham, Australian Science Archives Project, June 1995, http://www.asap.unimelb.edu.au/bsparcs/physics/P001598p.htm. Details
- 'Bate, Ernest (1883-)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1476187. Details
Created: 20 October 1993, Last modified: 12 October 2011
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