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Biographical entry Junck, George (1896 - 1960)

Born
19 October 1896
Died
29 January 1960
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

George Junck worked for Wunderlich as a senior chemist, working his way up to a directorship and board member. He was a joint founder of Non-Porite Ltd in 1928 and was associated with this firm up to the time of his death. Initially he carried out assay and other work on the pilot plant for electrolytic recovery of zinc and copper at Mt. Lyell Mining and Railway Co. in Tasmania for 4 years. Junck then Joined Wunderlich Ltd as senior chemist becoming works manager of the Brunswick Tile and Pottery factory (1923) and Manager of factories and works in Victoria and South Australia (1925).

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1921
Education - Associateship in Assaying completed at the Mt. Lyell School of Mines
1923
Career position - Manager of the Brunswick Tile and Pottery factory
1928
Career position - Joint founder of Non-Porite Ltd
1937 - 1938
Career position - President of the Society of Chemical Industry of Victoria
1944 - 1945
Career position - President of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Victorian branch

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