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Biographical entry Blazey, Eric Lloyd (1905 - 2000)

8 August 1905
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Geophysicist and Electrical engineer


Eric Blazey moved often throughout his career, working mainly for electricity supply companies.


Born Melbourne, 8 August 1905. Educated Swinburne Technical College (Dip. Elec. Eng 1923) and University of Melbourne (BEE 1928, MEE 1933). Engineer, Melbourne Electricity Supply Company 1926-27; Metropolitan Vickers (Australia) Ltd 1927-28; trainee geophysicist, Imperial Geophysical Experimental Survey 1928-30; engineer, State Electricity Commission of Victoria 1930-32; applied geophysicist, Victoria 1933-34; Mt Lyell Mining Company, Queenstown, Tasmania 1934-35; Northern Australia Aerial Survey 1935-38; electrical engineer, Southern Electricity Supply, Cootamundra, New South Wales 1938-46; Cairns Electricity Board, Queensland 1946-52; Sydney County Council 1952-70; consulting engineer, Sydney 1970-75.

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