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Wilson, Francis Erasmus (1888 - 1960)

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Entomologist and Analytical chemist
Born: 25 November 1888  Beechworth, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 30 July 1960.
Francis Erasmus Wilson was an analytical chemist and later manager of the manufacturing department of Moran and Cato for 47 years (ca 1906-53). He was also an avid collector of insects and made several collection field trips to Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia. His collection is held by the National Museum of Victoria. Wilson was President of the Field Naturalists Club of Victoria 1929, and President of the Entomological Society of Victoria in 1928, 1929, 1934 and 1936. He was educated Wesley College.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 4 December 2006

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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