Biographical entry Sawkins, Evan (1910 - )
- 29 July 1910
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Evan Sawkins was the Deputy Director-General of the Postmaster-General's Department in the early 1970s. He was heavily involved in the construction of the Telecommunications Tower on Black Mountain in Canberra.
Born Sydney, 29 July 1910. OBE 1966. Educated University of Sydney (BSc). Engineer, Postmaster-General's Department 1934-54, Superintending Engineer for New South Wales 1954-57, Engineer-in-Chief, Headquarters, Melbourne 1957-63, Deputy Director-General from 1963. Leader, Australian Delegation to CCITT (International Consultative Committee for Telephony and Telegraphy) Fourth Plenary Assembly, Argentina 1968.
- 'Sawkins, Evan (19100729-)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1477090. Details
- Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Technology in Australia 1788-1988, Online edn, Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 3 May 2000, http://www.austehc.unimelb.edu.au/tia/index_s.html. Details
Created: 25 May 2001, Last modified: 4 February 2010
- Foundation Supporter - ARC Learned Academies' Special Projects