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Biographical entry Green, John Wilbur (1873 - 1971)

Born
7 August 1873
Council Hill, Illinois, United States of America
Died
31 August 1971
Plantation, Florida, United States of America
Occupation
Magnetician and Physicist

Summary

John Wilbur Green spent only two years in Australia as Observer-in-charge at the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia. During this time he published at least thirteen scientific articles.

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1899
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at Upper Iowa University, USA
1900 - 1904
Career position - Professor of Physics at Morningside College in Iowa, USA
1901 - 1902
Education - Master of Science? (MSc) completed at the University of Wisconsin, USA
1904 - 1922
Career position - Magnetic Observer on the US Coast & Geodetic Survey
1908 - 1909
Education - Doctor of Philosophy? (PhD) completed at the University of Chicago, USA
1922 - 1939
Career position - Magnetician with the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism at the Carnegie Institution of Washington
1936 - 1938
Career position - Observer-in-charge of the Watheroo Magnetic Observatory in Western Australia
1941 - 1945
Career position - Magnetician with the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism at the Carnegie Institution of Washington

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.