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Biographical entry Batty, Alton McAllan (1913 - 1984)

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Born
27 April 1913
Died
1984
Occupation
Industrial chemist

Summary

Alton McAllan Batty was Director of CSBP & Farmers Ltd from 1953 to 1975. It is one of the biggest fertilizer works in Australia. He is commemorated by the A.McA. Batty Medal of the Western Australian Branch of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, of which he was the inaugural recipient.

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1933
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Western Australia
1934 - 1942
Career position - Senior Chemist with CSBP & Farmers in Fremantle, Western Australia
1936
Education - Diploma of Chemical Engineering completed at University College London
1942 - 1945
Career position - Chemist with CSBP & Farmers in Melbourne
1945 - 1950
Career position - Chemist-in-Charge at the Bassendean works in Perth
1950 - 1953
Career position - Technical superintendent of the Group
1953 - 1975
Career position - Head of CSBP & Farmers in Western Australia
1960 - 1963
Career position - President of the Western Australian Employers' Federation
1973 - 1976
Career position - Foundation President of the Industrial Foundation for Accident Prevention
1974 - 1977
Career position - President and co-founder of the Farm Management Foundation of Australia
1976 - 1982
Career position - Chairman of the Metropolitan Water Supply, Sewerage and Drainage Board

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