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Biographical entry Griffiths, L.J. (1884? - 1946)

Born
1884?
Braidwood, New South Wales, Australia
Died
3 April 1946
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

L. J. Griffiths joined BHP as a junior chemist at Broken Hill in 1898 and left as Works Manager in Newcastle in 1936. He then took over the managing directorship of National Oil Proprietary Ltd at the request of the then Prime Minister, John Curtin, a position he held until his death.

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1898 - 1914
Career position - Chemist (of various ranks) at BHP mine in Broken Hill
1915 - 1936
Career position - Deputy to Chief Chemist, through to Works Manager at BHP in Newcastle, New South Wales
1941 - 1946
Career position - Managing Director of National Oil Proprietary Ltd

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