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Biographical entry Backhouse, William Fryer (1897 - 1953)

13 February 1897
Sheffield, England
15 June 1953


William Backhouse had been director and general manager of Australian Titan Products Pty. Ltd. for some years before his death. He had previously worked for various chemical companies in Sydney and in Sheffield, UK.



1916 - 1921
Career position - Chemist, Research Chemist and Assistant Plant Superintendent for Hadfield Ltd. in Sheffield
1921 - 1923
Career position - Chief Chemist and Metallurgist at Hadfield Sydney
1924 - 1931
Career position - Technical Manager, then Manager at Alumino-Thermic and Metal Sprayers Ltd
1930 - 1932
Career position - Lecturer (part time) in Metallurgy at the Sydney Technical College
1932 - 1938
Career position - General Manager of Titanium Products Ltd., later Titanium Pigments Ltd
1938 - 1943
Career position - Technical Service Officer with ICIANZ (Imperial Chemical Industries of Australia and New Zealand)
1944 - 1953
Career position - Director and General Manager of Australian Titan Products Pty. Ltd in Burnie, Tasmania

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