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Biographical entry Treloar, Harry Mayne (1898 - 1963)

Born
20 July 1898
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Died
5 March 1963
Australia
Occupation
Meteorologist

Summary

Harry Treloar was one of Australia's top meteorologists. He worked for the Bureau of Meteorology for over forty years starting out as a clerk and rising to Assistant Director then Superintending Meteorologist in charge of the Analysis and Facilities Section of Central Office at the Bureau's Melbourne headquarters. The Bureau described him as one of their most distinguished officers. Treloar was also a highly committed member, office bearer and Executive Councillor of the Professional Officers' Association.

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Events

1914 - 1921
Career position - Clerk at the Adelaide Weather Bureau
1921 - 1937
Career position - Meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology in Melbourne
1937 - 1940
Career position - Meteorologist in charge of the Research and Training Section of the Bureau
1940 - 1955
Career position - Assistant Director (Technical) of the Bureau of Meteorology
1946
Education - Doctorate of Science (DSc) received
1955 - 1958
Career position - Deputy Director of the New South Wales Divisional Office of the Bureau
1958 -
Career position - Superintending Meteorologist in charge of the Analysis and Facilities Section of Central Office at the Bureau's Melbourne headquarters
1959
Award - Award of Merit received from the Professional Officers' Association of the Commonwealth Public Service

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Commonwealth of Australia Bureau of Meteorology, 'Obituary: Dr. H. M. Treloar', Weather News, no. 81, Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology, 1 April 1963. Details

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See also

Annette Alafaci