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Whitehouse, Frederick William (1900 - 1973)

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Born: 20 December 1900  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia.  Died: 22 March 1973  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Frederick William Whitehouse was Associate Professor of Geology, University of Queensland 1949-55.

Career Highlights

1922Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1924Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1925Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) completed at the University of Cambridge, UK
1925 - 1955Worked intermittently as Queensland Government Geologist
1926 - 1955Worked intermittently as Lecturer in Geology at the University of Queensland
1929President of the Queensland Naturalists' Club and Nature-Lovers' League
1939Doctor of Science (DSc) received from the University of Queensland
1940 - 1941President of the Royal Society of Queensland
1941Enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force
1942 - 1943Served with the Royal Australian Engineers, using his geological knowledge for road-building in Queensland and New Guinea
1944 - 1945Served in the Royal Australian Engineers, formulating procedures for amphibious assaults across coral reefs
1946 - 1947Seconded to the Department of the Coordinator-General of Public Works
1949 - 1955Associate Professor of Geology at the University of Queensland
1972 - 1973President of the Anthropological Society of Queensland


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 10 September 2004

Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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