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Biographical entry Campbell, Frederick Harper (1879 - 1958)

Born
30 January 1879
Died
29 July 1958
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

Frederick Harper Campbell spent many years in private practice as an industrial chemist. His work as chemical adviser to the Division of Industrial Development, Department of Post-war Reconstruction, was a notable contribution to the post-war development of chemical industry in Australia.

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Born 30 January 1879. Died 29 July 1958. Educated University of Melbourne (BSc 1900, MSc 1902, DSc 1915). Assistant Lecturer, Working Men's College (now Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) 1900-04, postgraduate work in Germany 1905-06, Assistant Lecturer, Working Men's College 1907-12 (head of the Chemistry Department during the latter part of this period), research scholar, University of Melbourne 1912-13, lecturer in chemistry 1913-14, private practice 1915-39, chemical adviser, Division of Industrial Development, Department of Post-war Reconstruction 1939-? Tutor in chemistry, Ormond college, University of Melbourne 1913-35 and for short periods at Trinity and Queen's colleges. Foundation member, Society of Chemical Industry of Victoria, President, Victorian Branch, Australian Chemical Institute 1925-26.

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