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Cooke, William Ernest (1863 - 1947)

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Astronomer and Meteorologist
Born: 25 July 1863  Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.  Died: 7 November 1947  Adelaide.
William Ernest Cooke became the first government astronomer of Western Australia in 1896 and until 1908 was also government meteorologist. In 1912 Cooke then became both government astronomer of New South Wales and Professor of Astronomy, University of Sydney until the 1930s.
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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: McCarthy, G.J.
Created: 20 October 1993
Modified: 26 July 2006

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Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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