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Born
25 March 1878
East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Died
27 September 1944
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Geologist

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Daniel James Mahony was Director of the National Museum of Victoria 1931-44 and President of the Royal Society of Victoria 1939-40. He served in the Royal Artillery on the Western Front in the First World War.

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1902 - 1904
Career position - Demonstrator in Geology at the University of Melbourne
1904
Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed
1906
Career position - Petrologist in the Mines Department of Victoria (temporary appointment)
1906
Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed
1912
Career position - Deputized at the University of Adelaide for Douglas Mawson during Mawson's Antarctic expedition
1915
Career position - Petrologist in the Mines Department of Victoria (permanent appointment)
1931
Career position - Director of the National Museum of Victoria
1937
Career position - Founding member of the Art Galleries and Museums Association of Australia and New Zealand
1939 - 1940
Career position - President of the Royal Society of Victoria

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  • Darragh, Thomas A., 'Mahony, Daniel James (1878-1944), Scientist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 380-381. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100373b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Dunn, E. J. and Mahony, D. J., 'Biographical Sketch of the Founders of the Geological Survey of Victoria', Bulletins of The Geological Survey of Victoria, vol. 23, J. Kemp, Melbourne, 1910, p. 48. Details

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