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Biographical entry Süssmilch, Adolph Carl von de Heyde (1875 - 1946)

Born
12 February 1875
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
6 December 1946
Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Geologist and Educator

Summary

Adolph Carl vdH. Süssmilch was principal of the Newcastle branch Technical College from 1914-27 and assistant superintendent and principal of East Sydney Technical College from 1927-34. He published 19 scientific papers on geology and physical geography between 1905 and 1941, including some with H.I. Jensen, T.G. Taylor and Sir Edgeworth David (qq.v).

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1899
Career position - Joined the Department of Public Instruction
1900 - 1903
Career position - Assistant at the Sydney Technical College
1903 - 1913
Career position - Teacher of Geology, Mineralogy and Mining at the Sydney Technical College
1914 - 1927
Career position - Principal of the Newcastle branch Technical College
1922
Career position - President of the Royal Society of New South Wales
1927 - 1934
Career position - Assistant Superintendent and Principal at the East Sydney Technical College
1931 - 1943
Career position - Chairman of Directors of the New South Wales Society for Crippled Children
1934 - 1936
Career position - Acting Superintendent of Technical Education
1935
Career position - Chairman of Section C (geology) of the Australian and New Zealand Association for the Advancement of Science
1936 - 1937
Career position - President of the Linnean Society of New South Wales
1939
Award - W.B. Clarke Medal received from the Royal Society of New South Wales
1941
Award - Clarke Memorial Lecturer presented to the Royal Society of New South Wales

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