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Dwyer, Walter Anthony (1902 - 1981)

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Born: 14 November 1902.  Died: 16 May 1981.
Walter Anthony Dwyer worked for the Bureau of Meteorology for 41 years, mainly in areas allied to aviation, retiring in December 1967 as Superintending Meteorologist, Forecasting and Information Branch. He was educated at Perth Technical College, was appointed a Companion of the Imperial Service Order (ISO) for outstanding services to meteorology and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Meteorological Society (FMS).

Career Highlights

1920 - c. 1925Joined the Western Australia Civil Service, Taxation Department
1926 - c. 1933Joined the Bureau of Meteorology in Melbourne
1934 - 1937Worked in the Darwin Bureau
1941 - 1946Royal Australian Air Force Meteorological Service
1964 - 1967President of the World Meteorological Oraganization Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology

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Created: 10 May 2001
Modified: 9 October 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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