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Foley, James Charles (1892 - 1967)

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Born: 19 June 1892  Broadford, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 23 January 1967.
James Charles Foley was Chief Scientific Officer of the Bureau of Meteorology from the end of the Second World War until his retirement in 1957, specialising in climatology. He was a member of the Bureau for forty-six years. Foley was educated at the University of Tasmania (BSc).

Career Highlights

1908 - 1909Telegraph Messenger in Strahan, Tasmania
1912 - c. 1922Clerk in the Bureau of Meteorology in Hobart
1922 - 1937Divisional Meteorologist in Tasmania
1938 - 1947Supervising Meteorologist in Climatology at the Bureau in Melbourne
1948 - 1957Chief Scientific Officer at the Bureau

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Modified: 28 August 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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