Browse Entries

Use Trove to find more resources by/about this Biographical entry

  • Trove

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.

Published resources

Online Resources

Rosanne Walker