Biographical entry William, James Leslie (1915 - 1994)
- 18 January 1915
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- 4 June 1994
- Instrument maker
James William was a scientific instrument maker from the 1930s to the 1980s. His best instrument was the Kelvin double bridge for measuring small resistances to one part in a million. He commenced a science course at the University of Melbourne but did not graduate. Later he completed a Master of Science (MSc) at Monash University (1970) and worked at his brother Austin's electrical instrument firm during World War II, then had his own business until the 1980s.
Created: 30 June 1997, Last modified: 5 March 2018