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Biographical entry Burrow, Robert John Gordon (1877 - 1957)

Born
1877
Albury, New South Wales, Australia
Died
1957
Ryde, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Forester

Summary

Robert Burrow worked for the New South Wales Public Service in 1904 and then for the Forestry Department (later Forestry Commission) until May 1938. He officially retired in 1941 but may have worked on a temporary basis as a forester during 1941, the height of World War II.

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1904 - 1912
Career position - Assistant Forester, Narrabri
1912 - 1916
Career position - District Forester, Narrabri
1919
Taxonomy event - Acacia burrowii Maiden (1919) was named for Burrow
1935 - 1938
Career event - Inspector
1938 - 1941
Career event - Chief Inspector
1941 -
Career event - Retired

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  • Hall, Norman, Botanists of the Eucalypts: short biographies of people who have named eucalypts, whose names have been given to species or who have collected type material, CSIRO, Melbourne, 1978, 101 pp. Details

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