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Biographical entry Mitchell, Mark Ledingham (1902 - 1977)

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Born
13 June 1902
Fitzroy, South Australia, Australia
Died
8 July 1977
North Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Biochemist and Physiologist

Summary

(Sir) Mark Ledingham Mitchell was Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Adelaide from 1938 to 1963 and Chancellor of Flinders University of South Australia from 1966 to 1971. He held other positions including Chairman of the South Australian Museum Board from 1959.

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Events

1923
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Adelaide
1927 - 1938
Career position - Lecturer in Biochemistry at the University of Adelaide
1929
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1938 - 1963
Career position - Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Adelaide
1950 - 1965
Career position - Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University of Adelaide
1954 -
Career position - President of the National Fitness Council of South Australia
1957
Award - Knight Bachelor (Kt cr)
1959 -
Career position - Chairman of the South Australian Museum Board
1966 - 1971
Career position - Chancellor of Flinders University of South Australia

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Jenkin, John, 'Mitchell, Sir Mark Ledingham (1902-1977), Biochemist and University Chancellor', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 15, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2000, pp. 383-384. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A150446b.htm. Details

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