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Bahr, Victor John (1918 - )

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Born: 21 January 1918  Australia
Victor John Bahr worked for the Bureau of Meteorology 1937-1956 and 1966-1978, and was Regional Director of Tasmania (1948-1952), Canberra (1966-1969) and New South Wales (1969-1978). He also spent some time in senior positions, including head of the Services and Management branches, at the Bureau's head office in Melbourne.

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1934 - 1937Joined the Department of Interior in Canberra
1937 - 1942Transferred to the Bureau of Meteorology
1942 - 1946Member of the Royal Australian Air Force Meteorological Service
1947Master of Science (MSc) completed at the University of Queensland
1948 - 1952Regional Director of the Bureau of Meteorology in Tasmania
1952 - 1956Chief of the Administrative Division of the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva, Switzerland
1956 - 1966Meteorologist with the Department of Defence
1966 - 1969Regional Director of the Bureau of Meteorology in Canberra
1969 - 1978Regional Director of the Bureau of Meteorology in New South Wales

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Structure based on ISAAR(CPF) - click here for an explanation of the fields.Prepared by: Helen Morgan
Created: 10 May 2001
Modified: 6 September 2006

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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