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Biographical entry Baker, Kingsley F. (1920 - 1963)

13 August 1920
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
1 May 1963
Industrial chemist


Kingsley Baker worked for the Division of Coal Research, CSIRO from 1933-1963. He was concerned the planning and erection of new laboratories and with the Division's Survey of National Coal Resources. He also served as chairman of the Committee responsible for compiling the CSIRO Safety Handbook.



Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Queensland
Education - Master of Applied Science (MApplSc) completed at the University of Queensland
Education - Doctor of Science (DScTech) received from the University of Zurich, Switzerland
1950 - 1955
Career position - Technical representative in Europe, Timbrol Ltd (later Union Carbide Australia Ltd) then research chemist
1955 - 1963
Career position - Supervisor of Technical Services with the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Coal Research

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  • 'Obituary: Kingsley F. Baker', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, vol. 30, no. 8, 1963, p. 316. Details

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