Biographical entry Cuming, James (2) (1900 - 1952)
- 7 May 1900
- 26 August 1952
- Industrial chemist
James Cuming was Manager of Cuming Smith and Mount Lyell Farmers Fertilisers Limited, Perth from 1937 and General Manager and a Director of the company from 1951.
Born 7 May 1900. Died 26 August 1952. Educated University of Melbourne (BSc 1923) and Imperial College of Science and Technology, London (Diploma 1925). From 1923 he was engaged in the technical control and development of the chemical plants of Cuming Smith and Company and later of Commonwealth Fertilisers and Chemicals Limited, Melbourne. Manager, Cuming Smith and Mount Lyell Farmers Fertilisers Limited, Perth 1937, General Manager and a Director of the company 1951. President, Western Australian branch, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1949-51.
- 'Cuming, James (19000507-19520826)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-605992. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_c.html. Details
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