PHYSICS IN AUSTRALIA TO 1945
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GEPP, Herbert William
Born Adelaide 28 September 1877; died Kangaroo Ground, Victoria, 14 April 1954. Education Melbourne University 1896-97. Junior chemist, Australian Explosives & Chemical Co., Melbourne, 1893-1905; Nobel Co., Glasgow, Scotland, 1897-98. Chemist, Zinc Corporation Ltd., Broken Hill, N.S.W., 1905-06; Manager, de Bavay's Treatment Co. Ltd., 1907-14. General manager, Electrolytic Zinc Co., 1917-26. Chairman, Commonwealth Development & Migration Commission, 1926-30. Government consultant 1930-36; Director of the North Australian Aerial, Geological & Geophysical Survey, 1934-36. General manager, Australian Paper Manufacturers Ltd. 1936-50. Knighted 1933.
- (With J.F. Hughes and H.S. Elford) Geophysical prospecting. Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. Proceedings., No.65 (1927), 13-49.
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