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Biographical entry Cowan, Robert James (1900 - 1959)

Born
1900
Waaia, Victoria, Australia
Died
11 May 1959
Occupation
Biochemist

Summary

Robert James Cowan was Director of Chemistry, Government Analyst, Chief Inspector of Explosives, and Chief Gas Examiner in South Australia. He was also Deputy Government Analyst from 1947 and Government Analyst from 1950 for the South Australian Government Department of Chemistry. Cowan was educated University of Melbourne (BSc).

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1923 - 1926
Career position - Biochemist at the Commonwealth Department of Health in Port Pirie (South Australia) and Rockhampton (Queensland)
1927 - 1937
Career position - Biochemist at the Royal Adelaide Hospital
1937 - 1947
Career position - Biochemist at the Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science
1947 - 1950
Career position - Deputy Government Analyst for the South Australian Government Department of Chemistry

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