Weickhardt, L. W. (Leonard William) (1908-)

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Weickhardt, L. W. (1908-)
Weickhardt, L. W. (Leonard William) (1908-2000)
Weickhardt, Len (1908-)
Weickhardt, Len (1908-2000)
Weickhardt, Leonard William, (CBE, FTSE) (1908-2000)
Weickhardt, Leonard William, (Dr) (1908-)
Weickhardt, Leonard William (1908-)
Field of activity
Chemist; Business executive; Company directors; Biochemists; Chancellors
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Biographies

Leonard Weickhardt joined ICI as a Research and Production Chemist in 1935 and was Research Director of ICIANZ 1955-1970. He was Chancellor of the University of Melbourne 1972-1978 and active in many organisations.

  • Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)

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Dr. Weickhardt, a Melbourne Science graduate, worked as a research and production chemist with I.C.I. Ltd., later I.C.A.N.Z., where he rose to Executive and Research Director 1955-1970. From 1970 to 1980 he was Chairman of Roche Ind. and the Australian Innovation Corp. He was appointed Deputy Chancellor at Melbourne from 1966 to 1972 and Chancellor from 1972 to 1978. Weickhardt was a member of the Aust. Advisory Committee for the H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh, Commonwealth Study Conference Overseas 1956 to 1980, and a member of the Preliminary Committee and Executive Committee for the third, held in Australia in 1968. Len Weickhardt died 14 July 2000.

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Dr. Weickhardt, a Melbourne Science graduate, worked as a research and production chemist with I.C.I. Ltd., later I.C.A.N.Z., where he rose to Executive and Research Director 1955-1970. From 1970 to 1980 he was Chairman of Roche Ind. and the Australian Innovation Corp. He was appointed Deputy Chancellor at Melbourne from 1966 to 1972 and Chancellor from 1972 to 1978. Weickhardt was a member of the Aust. Advisory Committee for the H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh, Commonwealth Study Conference Overseas 1956 to 1980, and a member of the Preliminary Committee and Executive Committee for the third, held in Australia in 1968. Len Weickhardt died 14 July 2000.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Weickhardt, Leonard William
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. 150 Years, 150 Stories: Leonard William Weickhardt
    Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter
    Published: 2003
    Series: Uni News, 12, 13, 4
  3. Hartung, Ernst Johannes (1893-1970), Professor of Chemistry and Astronomer
    Weickhardt, L. W.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1996
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 14, 405-406
  4. ANZAAS: the First Half Century as Illuminated by the Spectral Line of Masson
    Weickhardt, L. W.
    Published: Mongash Congress, Melbourne, 1985
    Series: ANZAAS Congress Papers, 420 at 421-426
  5. Leighton, Arthur Edgar (1873-1961), Chemical Engineer and Administrator
    Weickhardt, L. W.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 10, 69-70
  6. Masson, Sir David Orme (1858-1937), Chemist, Professor and Man of Science
    Weickhardt, L. W.
    Published: Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1986
    Series: Australian Dictionary of Biography, 10, 432-435
  7. The production of superamerazine in Australia 1943 - 1945
    Weickhardt, L. W.
    Published: 1947
    Series: Australian Chamical Institute Journal and Prodeedings, 1947, March, 81-120
  8. A distinguished, fair and tactful chemical engineer: Ian Robinson, Obituary
    Weickhardt, Len, Kolm, Jan, Bradley, John and Potter, Owen
    Published: 1995
    Series: The Age
  9. Richard Randolph Garran 1903-1991
    Weickhardt, L.W.
    Published: 1991
    Series: Chemistry in Australia, 58, November, 471
  10. Masson of Melbourne: the Life and Times of David Orme Masson KBE, MA, DSc, LLD, FRSE, FRS, Professor of Chemistry, University of Melbourne 1886-1923
    Weickhardt, L.W.
    Published: Royal Australian Chemical Institute, Parkville, Vic, 1989
  11. 150 years, 150 stories: brief biographies of one hundred and fifty remarkable people associated with the University of Melbourne
    Flesch, Juliet and McPhee, Peter
    Published: Department of History, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2003
  12. 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. Masson of Melbourne : the life and times of David Orme Masson K.B.E., M.A., D.Sc., LL.D., F.R.S.E., F.R.S., Professor of Chemistry University of Melbourne, 1886-1923 / Len Weickhardt
    Weickhardt, L. W. (Leonard William), 1908-2000
    [ Book : 1989 ]
    At 17 libraries
    Masson of Melbourne : the life and times of David Orme Masson K.B.E., M.A., D.Sc., LL.D., F.R.S.E., F.R.S., Professor of Chemistry University of Melbourne, 1886-1923 / Len Weickhardt
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  1. WEICKHARDT, LEONARD WILLIAM (1908-2000)
    Weickhardt, Leonard W
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  3. Papers of Leonard Weickhardt
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  3. Examination No. 4065. FOR APPOINTMENT OR TRANSFER AS TECHNICIAN-IN-TRAINING, POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT, OR APPRENTICE, POSTMASTER-GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT AND DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL...
    Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (National : 1901 - 1973) Thursday 17 December 1953 [Issue No.82] p 3407

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    ... 10 L Hammond, John Robert .. 102. Darnley, Stanley Lyndhurst 103. Rennie, Colin 104j Luke, William ... . Gosman, Geoffrey William 134. Whitlock, Sydney Leonard Examination No. 4065—continued. Queenslan ... 7955 words
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  1. Notes for an autobiographical memoir / Len Weickhardt
    Weickhardt, L. W. (Leonard William), 1908-2000
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  1. A 'sustainable' population? - key policy issues
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