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Biographical entry Elford, Harold Stewart (1902 - 1956)

Born
31 August 1902
Moonta Mines, South Australia, Australia
Died
15 May 1956
Occupation
Chemical engineer

Summary

Harold Stewart Elford was director of Tait Publishing Company 1933-52, rising to managing director of both that company and the Tait Book Company in 1952.

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Born 31 August 1902. Died 15 May 1956. Educated University of Adelaide (BE 1925). Research Officer, Electrolytic Zinc Company, Tasmania 1925-28, chief technical officer, Commonwealth Development & Migration Commission 1928-30, Chemical engineer, ICI (Australia) 1930-33, Director, Tait Publishing Company, Melbourne 1933-52, Managing Director of Tait Publishing Company and Tait Book Company 1952-56. Manager, No. 5 explosives factory, Deer Park, Victoria 1940-43, Assistant Director Food Manufacture, Commonwealth Food Control 1943-45. Foundation member and first secretary, Melbourne branch, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

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McCarthy, G.J.