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Rimmer, William Bolton (1882 - 1943)

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Born: 9 November 1882  Fazakerley, Lancashire, England.  Died: 2 July 1943  Mount Stromlo, Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
William Bolton Rimmer was one of the four first astronomers at the Commonwealth Solar Observatory, Mount Stromlo, Canberra, when it was established in 1924. From 1929-39 he was Acting Officer-in-charge of CSO, taking over after Duffield's sudden death in 1929.

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Born 9 November 1882. Died ca 1943. Spectroscopic research, Imperial College of Science, London 1919-21, Research Assistant, Norman Lockyer Observatory, Devon 1921-24, astronomer, Commonwealth Solar Observatory, Mount Stromlo, Canberra 1924-29, Acting Officer-in-charge 1929-39.

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Published by The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre on ASAPWeb, 1994 - 2007
Originally published 1994-1999 by Australian Science Archives Project, 1999-2006 by the Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre
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