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Biographical entry Hey, Harry (1892 - 1960)

20 June 1892
Horbury, Yorkshire, England
11 April 1960
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Metallurgist and Industrialist


Harry Hey was involved with the Electrolytic Zinc Company 1917-1960, being chairman and Managing Director 1952-1960.


Born Horbury, Yorkshire, England, 20 June 1892. Died 11 April 1960. Educated University College, Wellington, New Zealand. Electrolytic Zinc Co. of Australasia Ltd 1917-60, Chief Metallurgist 1927-43, Technical Superintendent 1943-44, a director from 1944, General Manager 1945-46, Managing Director 1947-60, Chairman 1952-60. Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy Medal 1951, Kernot Medal 1955. President, Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy 1943, 1944, 1949.

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