Biographical entry Swan, Henry Brisbane (1858 - 1926)
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- 18 October 1926
Henry Brisbane Swan was a partner in Swan Brothers timber merchants in Balmain, New South Wales. He patented a method for the "Deodorization, Drying, Solidification, and Utilization of Blood of Sheep, Cattle, and other Animals, for Manure and other Useful Purposes" in 1877. From 1889 Swan was also a member of the Balmain Municipal Council and its mayor for four separate periods. He was also a member of the Balmain Hospital Committee for around thirty years, its President for nine years and a Director and Chairman of the Balmain New Ferry Co.
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- Collins, David, Chemistry in Australia Bibliography, eScholarship Research Centre, 2009, http://www.eoas.info/ciab.html. Details
- Swan, Henry Brisbane, 'An Invention and Improvement for the Deodorization, Drying, Solidification, and Utilization of Blood of Sheep, Cattle, and other Animals, for Manure and other Useful Purposes (Patent: 5 Feb., 1877. No.566)', in Index to New South Wales Letters of Registration of Inventions, 1854 to July 1887, Government Printer, Sydney, 1891, p. 26. Details
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