Avery, David (1871-1956)

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Chemical Consultant; Industrial chemist
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David Avery (1871-1956), chemical consultant, was born on 22 February 1871 at Bungaree, Victoria, eldest son of David Avery and his wife Elizabeth, née Kiel, pioneering farmers. He was educated at Mount...

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David Avery studied under D.O. Masson at the University of Melbourne 1889-1894 and was head of the chemistry department of the Melbourne Working Men's College 1899-1911. As a consultant he worked for Amalgamated Zinc (de Bavay's) Ltd and other companies until 1933. He was prominent in the development of pulp and paper from Australian hardwoods. Avery helped to establish the firm Tasmanian Paper & Pulp Ltd.

  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Studied medicine at the University of Melbourne (completed degree?)
  • Career position - Manager of cyanide extractions at Black Horse Mine in Mount Egerton
  • Career position - Head of the Department of Chemistry at the Melbourne Working Men's College (now the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)
  • Career position - Foundation member and Office-Bearer of the Society of Chemical Industry of Victoria
  • Career position - Member and Office-Bearer of the Melbourne University Chemical Society
  • Career position - Private Consultant to various companies including, Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works, Amalgamated Zinc (de Bavay's Ltd.) and the Electrolytic Zinc Co. of Australasia Ltd.
  • Career position - Founded Avery & Anderson
  • Career position - Member of the Executive and Special Chemicals Committees of the Commonwealth Advisory Council of Science and Industry
  • Career position - Member and Office-Bearer of the Australian Chemical Institute
  • Career position - Member of the Executive and Special Chemicals Committees of the Commonwealth Advisory Council of Science and Industry
  • Career position - President of the Rotary Club of Melbourne

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  1. Avery, David
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Avery's Legacy: a History of the Department of Applied Chemistry, RMIT
    Brady, Peter H.
    Published: MBE Business Service Centre, Melbourne, 2004
  3. Avery, David (1871-1956), chemical consultant
    Radford, Joan T.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 125-126
  4. The Preparation of Hyponitrites from Ethyl Nitrite in Alcoholic Solutions
    Avery, D.
    Published: Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Sydney, 1893
    Series: Report of the Fifth Meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, 5, 320-322
  5. Rae, Ian
    Published: 2005
    Series: Chemistry in Australia, 72, 9, 39-40
  6. Chemistry in Australia Bibliography
    Collins, David
    Published: eScholarship Research Centre, 2009

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  1. The quest of man / by David Avery
    Avery, David, 1871-1956
    [ Book : 1938 ]
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  1. ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTION. In the will of John Abel Avery, late of West Kempsey, Macleay Hirer, in the Colony, of New South Wales, deceased.
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    Government Gazette of the State of New South Wales (Sydney, NSW : 1901 - 2001) Friday 16 October 1981 [Issue No.154] p 5400

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    The Propeller (Hurstville, NSW : 1911 - 1954) Thursday 4 October 1945 p 6 Article
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