Hurwood, Alan Spence (1895-1962)

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Analytical chemist
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Alan Hurwood worked for the Queensland Government for 50 years. He joined the Queensland Government Chemical Laboratory as a Cadet in 1912 and was appointed Deputy Government Analyst in 1946. By 1961 when he retired he was Deputy Director. From 1917 to 1918 Hurwood worked on explosives production in England and spent several years in charge of chemical work associated with oil exploration in Queensland. He distilled the first samples of oil found in Australia at Roma in 1927 and was also associated with the initial work on eradication of prickly pear and on blowfly strike in sheep. After completing studies at the Brisbane Central Technical College, he went on to complete a Bachelor of Science (BSc) at the University of Queensland.

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  1. Hurwood, Alan Spence
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science

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  1. Commerce (Trade Descriptions) Act 1905-1933 and the Customs Act 1901-1947.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 30 June 1949 [Issue No.47] p 1852

    Government Gazette Appointments And Employment

    ... , Alan Spence Hurwood, Roy Stephen Potter and Harold George Dunstan, officers of the Government Chemical ... 108 words
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  2. APPOINTMENT OF ANALYSTS.
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 22 March 1962 [Issue No.18] p 969

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    ... Dated this fifteenth day of March, 1962 C F ADERMANN Minister of State for Primary Industry THE SCHEDULE ... appointments of Stewart Byron Watkins and Alan Spence Hurwood as Analysts for the purposes of those Regulations ... 155 words
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    ... Wilson, Kenneth Alexander Hurwood, Alan Monteagle French, William Gordon, 58 Margaret Street, Sydney, NSW ... , Alan Clifford, Cuthbertson Street, Port Moresby Meek, Douglas Louis, Nanalon Street, Madang Mimnaw ... 2511 words
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  1. Hurwood--Clothier
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Tuesday 20 October 1931 p 12 Article
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  2. Family Notices
    The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954) Monday 1 December 1947 p 10 Family Notices
    ... stillborn). CUFFE.—At Women's Intermediate Hos-pital—a Son, to Alan and Joan (nee Chatterton). Ross Alan ... his loving wife, Alan, Iazel, & Bert DIXON. — In loving memory of our dear 'ather, who passed away 1st ... 4191 words
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    Sporting Globe (Melbourne, Vic. : 1922 - 1954) Saturday 18 February 1939 p 4 Detailed Lists, Results, Guides
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