Mahony, Daniel James (1878-1944)

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Scientist; Geologist
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Daniel James Mahony (1878-1944), scientist, was born on 25 March 1878 in East Melbourne, son of Irish-born Daniel Mahony, formerly mayor of Fitzroy, and his wife Catherine, née Finnigan. Educated at Downside...

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Daniel Mahony was Director of the National Museum of Victoria 1931-1944 and President of the Royal Society of Victoria 1939-1940. He served in the Royal Artillery on the Western Front in the First World War.

  • Career position - Demonstrator in Geology at the University of Melbourne
  • Education - Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed
  • Career position - Petrologist in the Mines Department of Victoria (temporary appointment)
  • Education - Master of Science (MSc) completed
  • Career position - Deputized at the University of Adelaide for Douglas Mawson during Mawson's Antarctic expedition
  • Career position - Petrologist in the Mines Department of Victoria (permanent appointment)
  • Career position - Director of the National Museum of Victoria
  • Career position - Founding member of the Art Galleries and Museums Association of Australia and New Zealand
  • Career position - President of the Royal Society of Victoria

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  1. Mahony, Daniel James
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Mahony, Daniel James (1878-1944), Scientist
    Darragh, Thomas A.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 10, 380-381
  3. Biographical Sketch of the Founders of the Geological Survey of Victoria
    Dunn, E. J. and Mahony, D. J.
    Published: J. Kemp, Melbourne, 1910
    Series: Bulletins of The Geological Survey of Victoria, 23, 48

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