Biographical entry Sutton, John (1866 - 1938)
- 25 March 1866
Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
- 22 November 1938
- Bank Manager and Ornithologist
John Sutton served as Assistant Honorary Ornithologist, South Australian Museum 1923-1934 and Honorary Curator in Ornithology 1934-1938, spending every afternoon at the Museum and registering, cataloguing and storing about 15,000 specimens.
Born Castlemaine, Victoria, 25 March 1866. Died 22 November 1938. Banker by profession; sometime Acting Manager, National Bank, Adelaide; Inspector, Melbourne till 1917; retired 1917 and returned to Adelaide, where he acted as Lecturer in Banking at the University of Adelaide; Honorary Secretary, South Australian Ornithological Association 1922-38 (the longest continually serving officer in the SAOA) and a member of the Editorial Committee for South Australian Ornithologist for 11 years.
- 'Sutton, J (1866-1938)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1309676. Details
- Robin, Libby, The Flight of the Emu: a Hundred Years of Australian Ornithology 1901-2001, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 2001, 492 pp. Details
Created: 20 April 2001, Last modified: 9 August 2012
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