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William, James Leslie (1915 - 1994)

Instrument maker
Born: 18 January 1915  Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 4 June 1994.
James Leslie William was a scientific instrument maker from the 1930s to the 1980s. His best instrument was the Kelvin double bridge for measuring small resistances to one part in a million. He commenced a science course at the University of Melbourne but did not graduate. Later he completed a Master of Science (MSc) at Monash University (1970) and worked at his brother Austin's electrical instrument firm during World War II, then had his his own business until the 1980s.

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Created: 30 June 1997
Modified: 24 August 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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