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Hogan, John (1896 - 1970)

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Born: 23 November 1896  Australia.  Died: 1970.
John Hogan worked for the Bureau of Meteorology for 44 years (1914-1959), and was Deputy Director in Melbourne, 1946-1948 and Sydney, 1948-1959. He contributed greatly to the knowledge of atmospheric processes in the Australian region and to the improvement of the quality of meteorological services to the community. While Director in Sydney he spent a considerable amount of time in the Melbourne office as Acting Assistant Director (Administration) and Chief Scientific Officer. In the summer of 1922-1923 Hogan became the first Bureau officer to serve on Willis Island. From December 1963 to June 1964 he was employed as Bureau's External Relations Officer. In 1969 Hogan was contracted to prepare some historical notes relating to the Bureau and its officers, which later appeared in Metarch.

Career Highlights

1914 - Joined the Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne
1924 - 1929Meteorological Assistant with the Bureaus of Meteorology
1929 - 1941Meteorologist (Research) with the Bureaus of Meteorology
1934Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Melbourne
1941 - 1945Metoerologist with the RAAF Meteorological Service
1944Weather on the Australia Station: aids to forecasting. Part 2, Analysed charts written for the RAAF
1946 - 1948Supervising Meteorologist and Deputy Director of the Bureau in Melbourne
1948 - 1959Deputy Director of the Bureau in Sydney
1963 - 1964External Relations Officer at the Bureau of Meteorology (6-7 months)

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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: 4 December 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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