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Biographical entry Knox, Edward William (1847 - 1933)

Born
1 April 1847
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Died
26 June 1933
Bellevue Hill, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Industrialist

Summary

Edward William Knox joined the Colonial Sugar Refining Company, which had been founded by his father, Edward Knox (qv) as a junior clerk in April 1864, becoming chairman and managing director in 1920. He resigned as managing director in December 1932 and from the board in February 1933.

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Book Sections

  • Rutledge, Martha, 'Knox, Edward William (1847-1933), industrialist', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 9, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1983, pp. 626-628. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A090629b.htm. Details

Journal Articles

  • Knox, E.W., 'obituary of E.W. Knox in presidential address by R.W. Challinor', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales, vol. 68, Acting Government Printer, Sydney, 1934, pp. 2-3. Details
  • Knox, Edward W., 'On an Application of Chemical Control to a Manufacturing Business', Report of the Second Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, vol. 2, Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1890, pp. 372-379. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker