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Biographical entry Perrin, George Samuel

Born
England
Occupation
Forester

Summary

George Samuel Perrin accepted the position of Conservator of Forests in Tasmania in 1885 and in 1888 was appointed to the new post of Conservator of Forests in Victoria. He had worked as a ranger in charge of the Mt Burr Forest Reserve in South Australia from 1880 before moving to Tasmania.

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Events

1880 - 1885
Career position - Forester, Woods and Forests Department of South Australia
1885 - 1886
Career position - Chief Forester at Wirrabara, Woods and Forests Department of South Australia
1886 - 1887
Career position - Conservator of Forests, Tasmania
1888 - 1900?
Career position - Conservator of Forests, Victoria
1894
Taxonomy event - Eucalyptus perriniana F.Muell. ex Rodway was named in Perrin's honour

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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See also

  • Hall, Norman, Botanists of the Eucalypts: short biographies of people who have named eucalypts, whose names have been given to species or who have collected type material, CSIRO, Melbourne, 1978, 101 pp. Details

McCarthy, G.J.