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Biographical entry Kaufler, Felix (1878 - 1957)

10 December 1957
Industrial chemist


Felix Kaufler came to Sydney in 1939 as Director of Research at Timbrol Pty. Ltd. He remained with the company until his retirement in 1957. Among other things, he was associated with patents for the manufacture of substituted anilines. Before coming to Australia, Kaufler worked in Europe: Lecturer (Privatdozent), Chemistry Department of E.T.H in Zurich, Switzerland; and chemist at Bosnische Elektrizit├Ątswerke A.G (ca 1912-19). In 1919 the Bosnische firm amalgamated with Dr A. Wacker Gesellschaft f├╝r Elektrochemische Ind., and Kaufler became Director of Research and Chief Chemist of the company at Munich (1919-1938).He was educated at the University of Vienna (PhD).

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