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Biographical entry Peck, Charles Robert (c. 1876 - 1950)

c. 1876
June 1950


Charles Robert Peck was Commonwealth Analyst from 1933 to 1939 having previously been Chief Analyst at the Sydney Customs Laboratory (1912). During his latter appointment he spent time in Western Australia where he set up a Customs Laboratory in Perth and tested sleeps used on the Trans-Australia Railway.



1912 - 1933
Career position - Chief Analyst at the Customs Laboratory in Sydney
c. 1915
Career position - Set up Perth's Customs Laboratory
1917 -
Career position - Associate and foundation member of the Royal Chemical Institute
1933 - 1939
Career position - Commonwealth Analyst in Melbourne

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Journal Articles

  • 'Obituary: Charles Robert Peck', Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, vol. 18, January, 1951, p. 8. Details

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