Biographical entry Glasson, Kenneth R. (1921 - 1994)
- 7 October 1921
Bathurst, New South Wales, Australia
- 27 November 1994
- Geologist and Mining engineer
Kenneth R. Glasson was lecturer in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Sydney 1956-67. From the 1970s until his death he worked as a consultant and negotiator for mining companies in Australia and overseas.
Born 7 October 1921. Died 27 November 1994. British Empire Medal 1945. Educated University of Sydney (BSc 1948, MSc 1957). Pupil surveyor, Bathurst 1939-40, war service 1940-45, Geologist, Senior Geologist and Chief Geologist, Captains Flat 1948-52, CSR 1952, Project Geologist, Radium Hill 1952-54, Senior Consulting Geologist, Mining and Prospecting Services 1954-56, Teaching Fellow, Department of Geology and Geophysics, University of Sydney 1956, Senior Lecturer 1957-69, Union Miniere 1969-75, Aquitaine Australia Minerals 1976-83, consultancy work 1984-94. Instrumental in the formation of the Australian Institute of Geoscientists 1981. Co-founder, Australian Institute of Geoscientists (President 1983-87), President, Edgeworth David Society 1994.
- Glasson, K. R., 'The Contribution of Mining Companies in Relation to Mine Mapping and Geological Surveys', in D. F. Branagan; G. S. Gibbons and K. S. Williams (eds), Edgeworth David Day Symposium: Geological Mapping of Two Southern Continents: the Geological Mapping of Australia - From David to 1:50000; the Geology of Antarctica-Exploration to Exploitation?, Edgeworth David Society, Sydney, 1988, pp. 67-79. Details
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