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Biographical entry Traill, Ralph Cuthbert (1905 - 1991)

2 October 1905
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
4 Oct 1991
Victoria, Australia


Ralph Traill was Deputy Director for the Victorian Scientific Liaison Bureau from 1943 and Chairman of the Victorian Division of the Australian Association of Scientific Workers from 1942. He was a research chemist at Leathercloth Pty Ltd from 1935 to 1940 and a biochemist at the Commonwealth Serum Laboratories from 1940 to 1943. Traill was later appointed Vice Principle of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology.

Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Ralph Cuthbert Traill - Records, 1934 - 1986, MS 12663; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources

Journal Articles

  • Traill, R. C., 'Obituary: Jean White-Haney', Australian Journal of Science, 17 (1) (1954), 24-25. Details


See also

  • Dahlitz, Ray, Secular who's who : a biographical directory of freethinkers, secularists, rationalists, humanists and others involved in Australia's secular movement from 1850 onwards (Balwyn, Victoria: R. Dahlitz, 1994), 192 pp. p.169. Details

McCarthy, G.J.