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Biographical entry Tardent, Henry Alexis (1853 - 1929)

Born
1 March 1853
Le Sépey, Vaud, Switzerland
Died
5 September 1929
Wynnum, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Horticulturalist

Summary

Henry Alexis Tardent established and operated a farm and co-operative winery at Roma in Queensland from 1887-97. Later he was agricultural editor of the "Daily Standard" from 1913-29. His publications included "Science as Applied to Agriculture" (1907) and "Mrs Ellis Rowan and her Contributions to Australian Art and Science" (1927).

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1869 - 1887
Career position - Tutor and language teacher, mainly in Russia
1887 - 1897
Career position - Operated a farm and co-operative winery in Roma, Queensland
1897 - 1898
Career position - Inaugural Manager of Westbrook State Farm
1898 - 1901
Career position - Manager of Biggenden State Farm
c. 1904
Career position - Toowoomba Democrat and Downs Agriculturis published
1904 - 1908
Career position - Operated an insurance business in Toowoomba
1909 - 1910
Career position - Managing Editor of Tableland Examiner
1913 - 1929
Career position - Agricultural Editor of Daily Standard
1922
Career position - Founding member of Les Causeries Françaises (Alliance Française from 1926)

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • Australian Botanists - Biographies, MS 064; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

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