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Biographical entry McMaster, Fergus (1879 - 1950)

Born
3 May 1879
Morinish, Queensland, Australia
Died
8 August 1950
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Occupation
Grazier, Business executive and Airline founder

Summary

(Sir) Fergus McMaster was one of the founders of Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services Ltd (Qantas), registered in Brisbane in 1920, with McMaster as chairman of directors, a position he held from 1920 to 1923, then again from 1927 to 1934.

Published resources

Book Sections

  • McDonald, Lorna L., 'McMaster, Sir Fergus (1879-1950), grazier, businessman and airline founder', in Bede Nairn and Geoffrey Serle (eds), Australian Dictionary of Biography, vol. 10, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986, pp. 338-339. Also available at http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A100330b.htm. Details

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See also

Rosanne Walker