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Biographical entry Kelso, William Thomas (1914 - 1967)

11 January 1914
Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
3 September 1967
Agricultural chemist


William Kelso spent most of his working life in the Agricultural Chemist's Laboratory of the Department of Agriculture and Stock in Queensland. He planned for, and eventually supervised, the transfer of the Cereal Chemistry Section to the Queensland Wheat Research Institute in Toowoomba. He was Senior Cereals Chemist and later chief Chemist in charge of general agricultural chemistry and cereal chemistry from around 1950.



1932 -
Career position - Staff member of the Queensland Public Service
1938 - 1967
Career position - Chemist at the Agricultural Chemist's Laboratory, Department of Agriculture and Stock
1939 - 1944
Career position - War service - special duties in the Army associated with radar
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Queensland
Career position - Officer-in-Charge of the Plant Nutrition Section

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