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Biographical entry Melhuish, Theodore d'Aveline (1897 - 1969)

Born
23 August 1897
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
18 August 1969
Occupation
Industrial chemist

Summary

Theodore d'Aveline Melhuish was Works Manager at various chemical companies before becoming Managing Director of Elliotts and Australian Drug Co. in 1959. When the Company was absorbed into Drug Houses of Australia Ltd, he was appointed Managing Director of DHA Chemicals, a position he held until his retirement. Melhuish was the Royal Australian Chemical Institute Representative at the Council of the Standards Association of Australia for over 20 years until 1968.

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1920
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1920 - 1927
Career position - Researcher then Assistant Superintendent of the zinc roasting and acid plants at Broken Hill Associated Smelters
1927 - 1934
Career position - Works Manager at Adelaide Chemical Co.
1935 - 1955
Career position - Works Manager at Mt. Frome Lime Co.
1948
Career position - President of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, New South Wales branch
1950s - 1968
Career position - Royal Australian Chemical Institute Representative at the Council of the Standards Association of Australia for over 20 years
1955 - 1959
Career position - Works Manager at Elliotts and Australian Drug co.
1959 - ?
Career position - Managing Director of Elliotts and Australian Drug co.

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