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Adams, Lionel James (1920 - 1968)

Born: 1920  Queensland, Australia.  Died: 16 March 1968  Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Lionel James Adams graduated with a BAppSc from Queensland University and was hired by the Ministry of Munitions. Initially he worked in the design office in Melbourne, then in chemical engineering control in Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales (Villawood). He was next employed by Ajax Chemical Company as there chief chemist, then become the companies manager. In 1950 Adams joined the Sydney Metropolitan Water Sewerage and Drainage Board as chief chemist and moved through the ranks to become Principal Chemist in charge of the Chemical and Bacteriological Section. He remained in this post until his sudden death in 1968.

Career Highlights

1942Bachelor of Applied Science (BAppSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1950Member of the Sydney Metropolitan Water Sewerage and Drainage Board


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Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 7 October 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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