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Leeper, Geoffrey Winthrop (1903 - 1986)

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Agricultural chemist
Born: 5 March 1903  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 15 December 1986.
Geoffrey Winthrop Leeper worked as Lecturer, Senior Lecturer and Associate Professor in the Department of Agriculture, University of Melbourne from 1934, and was Professor of Agricultural Chemistry 1962-69. He wrote four books - two on trace elements, one on soil chemistry and one on soils.

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Born 5 March 1903. Died 15 December 1986. Educated University of Melbourne (BSc 1924, MSc 1926). Commonwealth Explosives Factory, Maribyrnong 1925-26, University of Adelaide 1927, Rowett Research Institute, Scotland 1929, Research scholar in chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Melbourne 1930-32, Lecturer in Agricultural Chemistry 1933-46, Associate Professor 1946-62, Professor 1962-69. President, Royal Society of Victoria 1959-60. President, Victorian Branch, Australian Institute of Agricultural Science. Honorary Life Fellow, Royal Australian Chemical Institute.
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Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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