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Biographical entry Oakes, Harold Clarence (1881? - 1960)

Born
1881?
New South Wales, Australia
Died
15 May 1960
Occupation
Chemist and Assayer

Summary

Harold Clarence Oakes worked for the Colonial Sugar Refining Company, where he became Chief Chemist. Later he branched out as an industrial chemist and assayer, working on separating gold from black sands, for which he patented a machine for separating gold from other metals, and the distillation of essential oils from Australian trees.

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Born New South Wales, ca 1881. Died 15 May 1960. Colonial Sugar Refining Company, rising to Chief Chemist.

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