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Hendry, James (c. 1887 - 1950)

Pharmaceutical manufacturer
Born: c. 1887  Banchory, Scotland.  Died: 19 October 1950.
James Hendry was Works Manager for A.M. Bickford & Sons Ltd, Adelaide from 1914 and a member of the board from 1943-50. He enjoyed designing mechanical devices to assist in production and was responsible for several mechanical patents granted to the Company.

Career Highlights
Born Banchory, near Aberdeen, Scotland, ca. 1887. Died 19 October 1950. Educated by apprenticeship as a pharmacist. Local pharmacy, Peter Squire's pharmacy, San Remo, John Bell's pharmacy, London, pharmacist and analyst, A.M. Bickford & Sons Ltd, Adelaide 1912-14, Works Manager 1914-16, private, Australian Imperial Force 1916, pathological laboratory, Keswick Hospital 1916, chief chemist, T.N.T. section, H.M. Factory, Queensferry 1917-18, sulphite purification section 1918-19, Works Manager, A.M. Bickford & Sons Ltd. 1919-43, Technical Adviser, Drug Houses of Australia Ltd 1930-50, board, A.M. Bickford & Sons Ltd 1943-50. President, South Australian Branch, Royal Australian Chemical Institute 1924-25.

Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Rosanne Walker
Created: 4 September 1997
Modified: 23 September 2004

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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