Biographical entry McMaster, Sir Frederick Duncan (1873 - 1954)
- 9 July 1873
Surrey Hills, New South Wales, Australia
- Pastoralist and Philanthropist
Sir Frederick Duncan McMaster was a visionary pastoralist and philanthropist. He was a founding member of the New South Wales State Advisory Committee of the CSIR in 1926. In 1929 his donation of £20,000 allowed the CSIR to build a new veterinary research laboratory. The resulting F.D. McMaster Laboratory was the first in Australia to focus research on the diseases and parasites affecting sheep.
- 'McMaster, Frederick Duncan (18730709-19541128)', Trove, National Library of Australia, 2009, http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1478812. Details
- Ward, C., 'Sir Frederick Duncan McMaster [1873-1954]', in CSIROpedia, 2011, http://csiropedia.csiro.au/display/CSIROpedia/McMaster%2C+Sir+Frederick+Duncan. Details
Created: 3 April 2012, Last modified: 11 April 2016