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Biographical entry Foley, James Charles (1892 - 1967)

Born
19 June 1892
Broadford, Victoria, Australia
Died
23 January 1967
Occupation
Meteorologist

Summary

James Charles Foley was Chief Scientific Officer of the Bureau of Meteorology from the end of the Second World War until his retirement in 1957, specialising in climatology. He was a member of the Bureau for forty-six years. Foley was educated at the University of Tasmania (BSc).

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1908 - 1909
Career position - Telegraph Messenger in Strahan, Tasmania
1909 - 1911
Postal Assistant in Launceston, Tasmania
1912 - c. 1922
Career position - Clerk in the Bureau of Meteorology in Hobart
1922 - 1937
Career position - Divisional Meteorologist in Tasmania
1938 - 1947
Career position - Supervising Meteorologist in Climatology at the Bureau in Melbourne
1948 - 1957
Career position - Chief Scientific Officer at the Bureau
1957
Life event - Retired

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See also

Helen Morgan