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Biographical entry Stamm, Walter (1927? - 2018)

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Born
1927?
Died
26 March 2018
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Occupation
Engineer

Summary

Walter Stamm was an engineer much of whose career was spent in manufacturing companies in South Australia, including Simpson Pope where he became General Manager of the Electric Motor Division, and John Shearer where he was General Manager. He held executive positions in the Institution of Engineers, Australia, and the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering. In retirement Stamm co-founded the consultancy form Bishop Stamm associates, and served as a Member of the Committee on Manufacturing Technology for the Prime Minister's Science Council.

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Events

? - 1960
Career position - Manager, Fans and Motor Division, Email
1947
Education - BE, University of Sydney
1948 - ?
Career position - Cadet Engineer, Email
1961 - 1975
Career position - Engineer (later General Manager), Pope Products (later Simpson Pope)
1970
Career position - Chairman, Mechanical and Aeronautical Branch, Institution of Engineers, Australia
1975 - 1985
Career position - Managing Director, John Shearer
1978
Career position - Chairman, South Australian Division, Institution of Engineers, Australia
1980 - 1987
Career position - Member, Executive Committee, Institution of Engineers, Australia
1982
Award - Jack Finlay National Award, Institution of Engineers, Australia
1982 - 1985
Career position - Vice-President, Institution of Engineers, Australia
1985
Career event - Cofounder, Bishop Stamm Associates
1985
Life event - Retired
1985 - 1987
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences
1986
Award - Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to engineering
1986
Career position - President, Institution of Engineers, Australia
1987 - 2018
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
1990 - 1991
Career position - President, Australian Council of Professions
1991 - 2018
Award - Honorary Fellow, Institution of Engineers, Australia
1992 - 1996
Career position - Vice-President, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
2001
Award - Centenary Medal for service to Australian society in engineering

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  • Anon, 'In service of manufacturing [Walter Stamm]', Focus, 207 (2018), 61. Details

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