Anderson, Valentine George (1885-1969)

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Chemical Analyst; Analytical chemist
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Valentine George Anderson (1885-1969), chemical analyst, was born on 11 June 1885 at Hotham, Victoria, son of Frederick Anderson, compositor, and his wife Louise Jane, née Heinrichsen. His father died...

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Valentine Anderson practised as a chemical analyst in Melbourne from 1910 and lectured in applied chemistry at the University of Melbourne 1925-1946. He was an adviser to many Australian government departments and committees and published a number of research papers.

  • Education - Assistant Chemistry Demonstrator at the Ballarat School of Mines
  • Career position - Science Master at Wesley College
  • Career position - Lecturer in Chemistry at the Working Men's College
  • Career position - Analyst for the Inspector of Explosives
  • Career position - Adviser to the Melbourne and Metropolitan Board of Works
  • Career position - Associate to David Avery
  • Career position - Chemistry research funded by the University of Melbourne research scholarship
  • Career position - Avery and Anderson consulting chemists established
  • Career position - Member of the provisional committee of the Australian Chemical Institute
  • Career position - President of the Society of Chemical Industry of Victoria
  • Career position - Lecturer in Applied Chemistry (part time) at the University of Melbourne
  • Career position - President of the Australian Chemical Institute, Victorian branch
  • Career position - President of the Australian Chemical Institute
  • Career position - President of the Royal Society of Victoria

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  1. Anderson, Valentine George
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Anderson, Valentine George (1885-1969), chemical analyst
    Radford, Joan T.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1979
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 7, 63
  3. Obituaries: Valentine George Anderson, 1885-1969; Theodore d'Aveline Melhuish, 1897-1969
    Published: 1970
    Series: Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute, 37, 2, 37
  4. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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