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Biographical entry Kinghorn, James Roy (1891 - 1983)

12 October 1891
Richmond, New South Wales, Australia


James Roy Kinghorn was Assistant to the Director of the Australian Museum, Sydney up until 1956 when he became naturalist for ABC Radio and Television. He specialised in the study of snakes and bird life.

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National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • James Roy Kinghorn - Records, 1928 - 1977, DeB 1000; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

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  • Docker, Rose, 'Kinghorn, James Roy (1891-1983), Zoologist', in Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 17, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2007, p. 628. Details

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See also

  • Williams, David, Wuester, Wolfgang and Fry, Bryan Grieg, 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: Australian Snake Taxonomists and a history of the Taxonomy of Australia's Venomous Snakes ', Toxicon , vol. 48, no. 7, 2009, pp. 919-930. Details

McCarthy, G.J.