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Biographical entry Burley, Frederick Richard (1885 - 1954)

Born
29 May 1885
Hamilton, Victoria, Australia
Died
26 May 1954
Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Manufacturer

Summary

Frederick Richard Burley was the founder of Berlei Ltd. He was responsible for establishing a research department in the company which, together with the University of Sydney, undertook an anthropometrical survey of Australian women.

Published resources

Book Sections

  • Hyslop, Anthea, 'Burley, Frank Arthur (1881-1957) and Frederick Richard (1885-1954), corset manufacturers', in John Ritchie (ed.), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 13, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1993, pp. 307-309. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A130347b.htm. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker