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Biographical entry Johnson, William (1825 - 1887)

Born
1825
Died
April 1887
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Chemist

Summary

William Johnson, who emigrated to Australia in 1853, was government analyst for Victoria and a foundation member of the Pharmaceutical Society of Victoria. He published and lectured widely.

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Events

1850s
Life event - Migrated to Australia (Victoria)
1858
Career position - Analysed Yan Yean water supply for the Victorian Government
1866 -
Career position - Government Analyst for Victoria
1870
Career position - Member of the Royal Commission on noxious trades

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

Journal Articles

  • Johnson, W., 'General Introductory Chemical Lecture (At the first scientific meeting of the Society)', Quarterly Journal and Transactions of the Pharmaceutical Society of Victoria, vol. 1, 1858, pp. 73-80. Details
  • Johnson, William, 'Yan Yean water and lead poison', The Australian Medical Journal, vol. 5, T.M. Buzzard, Melbourne, 1860, pp. 241-251. Details
  • Johnson, William, 'Third series of lectures : Fermentation (5 Oct., 1871)', Industrial and Technological Museum: Lectures Delivered in the Lecture Room of the Museum During the Second Session of 1871, Samuel Mullen, Melbourne, 1872, pp. 45-62. Details
  • Johnson, William, 'Third series of lectures : Nitrogen : its economy in nature (2 Nov., 1871)', Industrial and Technological Museum: Lectures Delivered in the Lecture Room of the Museum During the Second Session of 1871, Samuel Mullen, Melbourne, 1872, pp. 63-75. Details
  • Johnson, William, 'A series of lectures : Hydrogen (21 June, 1872)', Industrial and Technological Museum: Lectures Delivered in the Lecture Room of the Museum During the First Session of 1872, Samuel Mullen, Melbourne, 1873, pp. 59-69. Details
  • Johnson, William, 'Obituary: William Johnson', The Australasian Journal of Pharmacy, vol. 2, A.E. Massina, Melbourne, 1887, pp. 180-2. Details

Online Resources

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