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Biographical entry Higginson, William Arthur (1912 - 1993)

Born
12 August 1912
Scotland
Died
1993
Occupation
Industrial chemist

Summary

William Arthur Higginson held various supervisory roles in most of the plants of Monsanto Chemicals (Australia) ca 1946 until his retirement. From ca 1953 he was responsible for half of the chemical production plants of Monsanto in Australia.

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1932
Career position - Worked at the Howard Radio Company
1933 - 1935
Career position - Scientist at the CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) Division of Forest Products
1936 - 1939
Career position - Shift Supervisor at the Fabrex factory of Imperial Chemical Industries of Australia and New Zealand (ICIANZ)
1940
Career position - Supervisor of the ICIANZ Explosive factory in Deer Park, Victoria
1941 - 1945
Career position - Manager of the DDT plant of ICIANZ
1946 -
Career position - Supervisory roles in most of the plants of Monsanto Chemicals (Australia)
1953 -
Career position - Responsible for half of the chemical production plants of Monsanto in Australia

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