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Biographical entry Tamblyn, Norman Edwin Tonkin (1912 - 2000)

Born
29 January 1912
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Died
30 September 2000
Occupation
Wood scientist

Summary

Norman Tamblyn worked for CSIRO. He was interested in methods of preserving wood, working on rail sleeper preservation in 1952 and taking out a patent for treating green timber in 1958. In about 1976 he presented a paper at a meeting of the Institute of Wood Science on the past, present and future of wood preservation in Australia.

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1982
Award - Stanley Clarke Memorial Medal received for services to wood science

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Rosanne Walker