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Biographical entry Shoobridge, Louis Manton (1851 - 1939)

Born
25 October 1851
New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia
Died
12 March 1939
Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation
Agriculturalist and Naturalist

Summary

Louis Manton Shoobridge joined the family friu-growing enterprise and was credited with experimenting on over 500 apple varieties. He selected and preserved land around the Russell Falls which was eventually incorporated into the Mt Field National Park in 1917.

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McCarthy, G.J.