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Biographical entry Spooner, Edgar Clynton Ross (1908 - 1976)

D.Sc., B.E., D.Phil., C.Eng., FIM, FIChem:E (UK) FRACCI, MAIMM

Born
25 May 1908
Wales
Died
1976
Occupation
Educator, Metallurgist and Chemical engineer

Summary

Edgar Spooner was a chemical engineer metallurgist who went on to become an educator in these fields. He held a number of positions in the mining industry in the United Kingdom between 1930 and 1947 before being appointed Professor of Mining and Metallurgy and Director of Bonython Laboratories at the University of Adelaide (1947-1962). While at the University of Adelaide he facilitated the establishment of the Faculty of Technology (1957) and was its first Dean.

Spooner was a member of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute and served as the South Australia Branch President 1954-1955.

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Events

1929
Education - Received a D. Phil from Oxford University

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McCarthy, G.J.