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 1917-60, being chairman and Managing Director 1952-60.
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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- 'Hey, Harry (1892-1960)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1469035. Details
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Created: 4 September 1997, Last modified: 4 February 2010