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Biographical entry Swan, Keith (1916 - 1996)

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Born
1916
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
1996
Occupation
Educator and Forecaster

Summary

Keith Swan served as a flight lieutenant in the RAAF Meteorological Service during the Second World War. In 1970 he published A History of Wagga Wagga. His career was mainly in education and he retired in 1976, having been Dean, School of Business and Liberal Studies in the Riverina College of Advanced Education (now Charles Sturt University). He was awarded the British Empire Medal for service to education and local history in 1974. He authored Four Years in the RAAF Meteorological Service, Metarch Papers No. 8, 1996.

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Events

1949
Education - Bachelor of Arts with Honours in History (BA) completed at the University of Sydney
1958
Education - Masters of Arts (MA) completed at the University of Sydney

Published resources

Books

  • Cornish, A.; Stout, R.; Swan, K.; Glendinning, C., Memories of the Bureau of Meteorology 1929-1946: History of Major Meteorological Installations in Australia From 1945-1981: Four Years in the RAAF Meteorological Service: the Bureau of Meteorology in Papua and New Guinea in the 1950s, Metarch Papers No. 8, Bureau of Meteorology, 1996. Details

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See also

Helen Morgan