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Biographical entry Elford, Harold Stewart (1902 - 1956)

31 August 1902
Moonta Mines, South Australia, Australia
15 May 1956
Chemical engineer


Harold Elford was director of Tait Publishing Company 1933-1952, rising to managing director of both that company and the Tait Book Company in 1952.


Born 31 August 1902. Died 15 May 1956. Educated University of Adelaide (BE 1925). Research Officer, Electrolytic Zinc Company, Tasmania 1925-28, chief technical officer, Commonwealth Development & Migration Commission 1928-30, Chemical engineer, ICI (Australia) 1930-33, Director, Tait Publishing Company, Melbourne 1933-52, Managing Director of Tait Publishing Company and Tait Book Company 1952-56. Manager, No. 5 explosives factory, Deer Park, Victoria 1940-43, Assistant Director Food Manufacture, Commonwealth Food Control 1943-45. Foundation member and first secretary, Melbourne branch, Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

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