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Biographical entry Adams, Lionel James (1920 - 1968)

Born
1920
Queensland, Australia
Died
16 March 1968
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Lionel Adams graduated with a BAppSc from Queensland University and was hired by the Ministry of Munitions. Initially he worked in the design office in Melbourne, then in chemical engineering control in Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales (Villawood). He was next employed by Ajax Chemical Company as there chief chemist, then become the companies manager. In 1950 Adams joined the Sydney Metropolitan Water Sewerage and Drainage Board as chief chemist and moved through the ranks to become Principal Chemist in charge of the Chemical and Bacteriological Section. He remained in this post until his sudden death in 1968.

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1942
Education - Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1950
Career position - Member of the Sydney Metropolitan Water Sewerage and Drainage Board

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