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Anderson, John Ragnar Augustus (1901 - 1967)

Analytical chemist
Born: 16 April 1901  North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.  Died: 2 March 1967.
John Ragnar A. Anderson taught chemistry at Sydney Technical College, where he organised chemistry classes for the CRTS courses. He worked at Kandos Cement Company, Australian Drug Company and the Customs Department before joining the Department of Technical Education. In 1949, when the New South Wales University of Technology was established, he transferred to the Analytical Chemistry Department in the School of Chemistry, where he spent the remainder of his working life.

Career Highlights

1923Diploma of Applied Chemistry completed at the Sydney Technical College
1940 - c. 1949Analytical Chemist at the Department of Technical Education
1949 - Chemist in the Analytical Chemistry Department of the New South Wales University of Technology
1952Bachelor of Science with Honours (BSc (Hons)) completed at the University of New South Wales
1953Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of New South Wales


Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 29 January 2007

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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