Callister, Cyril Percy (1893-1949)

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Food Technologist; Chemist; Food technologist
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Cyril Percy Callister (1893-1949), food technologist, was born on 16 February 1893 at Chute near Beaufort, Victoria, son of William Hugh Callister, schoolmaster and his wife Rosetta Anne, née Dixon. After...

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Cyril Percy Callister developed the commercial yeast-extract "Vegemite" in 1924 and in 1926 became chief chemist for the Kraft Walker Cheese Co., developing processed cheese.

Born Chute, near Beaufort, Victoria, 16 February 1893. Died Melbourne, 5 October 1949. Educated University of Melbourne (BSc 1914, MSc 1917, DSc 1931). Lewis & Whitty 1915, Australian Imperial Force (Munitions Branch) 1915-19, Lewis & Whitty 1919-23, Fred Walker's 1923-26, chief chemist, Kraft Walker Cheese Co 1926-35, director from 1935. With Sir David Rivett, he secured the royal charter for the Royal Australian Chemical Institute in 1931. President, Society of Chemical Industry of Victoria 1935-36.

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  1. Callister, Cyril Percy
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. C. P. Callister - a Pioneer of Australian Food Technology
    Farrer, Keith Thomas Henry
    Published: 1973
    Series: Food Technology in Australia, 25, 52-65
  3. The man who invented Vegemite: the true story behind an Australian icon
    Callister, Jamie and Howard, Rod
    Published: Murdoch Books, Millers Point, NSW, 2011
  4. Callister, Cyril Percy (1893-1949), Food Technologist
    Farrer, Keith Thomas Henry
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 527-528
  5. Dr Keith Thomas Henry Farrer OBE MA DSc FTSE - Biographical Note
    Series: Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
  6. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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  1. The man who invented vegemite : the true story behind an Australian icon / Jamie Callister with Rod Howard
    Callister, Jamie
    [ Book : 2011-2014 ]
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  1. OBITUARY Dr. C. Callister
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Thursday 6 October 1949 p 2 Article
    ... OBITUARY Dr. C. Callister Dr. Cyril P. Callister died suddenly yesterday at his home in Wellington ... -street, Kew. The second son of the late Mr. W. H. Callister, he was born near Ballarat, and re ceived his ... 147 words
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  2. TECHNICAL EVIDENCE. BRISBANE, July 12.
    The Northern Herald (Cairns, Qld. : 1913 - 1939) Wednesday 17 July 1929 p 15 Article
    ... manufacture was given by Cyril P. Callister, in- * - j= dustrial chemist. The case was adjourned to Monday. ... 70 words
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  3. TARIFF BOARD. THE DAIRY INDUSTRY. Requests for Higher Duties
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Friday 13 May 1927 p 12 Article
    ... . Giving evidence from the point of view of tho cheese buyer, Cyril P. Callister opposed the application ... 652 words
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  1. The Melbourne University Magazine : war memorial number, July 1920 / compiled by graduates and undergraduates of the University under the direction of the 1919 Magazine staff
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    ... 1897-1915, member Womanhood Suffrage League NSW c 1893-1902, founding member and president, Women ... . of Sydney 1938, senior lecturer 1949, reader 1955; president Royal Society N.S.W. 1946 and ANZAAS in ... 12629 words
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    ... Battalion.—To be Lieutenants—lieutenant 'H. R. Booth, from the Reserve of Officers, 10th October, 1923; Cyril ... , 1923. 8th Battalion.—To be Captains—Lieutenants R. C. CALlister, M.C., and S. H. Adair, 1st October ... 1635 words
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  3. COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC SERVICE. Examination No. 692. FOR APPOINTMENT AS TELEGRAPH MESSENGER. Held 1st September, 1917.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1957) Thursday 4 October 1917 [Issue No.168] p 2616

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