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Biographical entry Turnbull, Stanley Clive Perry (Clive) (1906 - 1975)

Born
22 December 1906
Glenorchy, Tasmania, Australia
Died
25 May 1975
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Journalist

Summary

Stanley Clive P. (Clive) Turnbull worked for several newspapers, in particular the Melbourne Herald and Argus. He also wrote a number of books of interest to historians of science, including The Aircraft Industry Comes of Age (1945), Wings of Tomorrow (1945, about Australian National Airways) and This Age of Oil: a History of the Petroleum Industry in Australia (1960).

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Born Glenorchy, Tasmania, 22 December 1906. Journalist, Mercury Hobart 1922-26, Argus Melbourne 1926-32, Herald Melbourne and London 1932-40; Ministry of Munitions 1940; Far Eastern representative, Australian Associated Press 1940-41; editorial staff, Herald Melbourne 1941-49; editorial adviser Argus 1949-52.

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Rosanne Walker