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Hogan, John (1912 - 1978)

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Born: 29 February 1912  Boulder City, Western Australia, Australia.  Died: 1978.
John Hogan worked for the Bureau of Meteorology from 1937 to 1972, retiring as Deputy Director in Adelaide. He was also President of the Australian Meteorological Association and a Fellow of the Royal Institute of Public Administration, South Australia. Hogan was educated at the Christian Brothers' School Kalgoorlie before studying science at the University of Western Australia.

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Alternative Names: Hogan, Doc

1931Bachelor of Science (BSc) completed at the University of Western Australia
1933 - 1937Scientific Officer with the Department of Terrestrial Magnetism and Electricity at the Carnegie Institute Washington in Watheroo, Western Australia
1937 - Joined the Bureau of Meteorology
1938 - 1940Officer in charge of New Guinea Meteorological Services in Port Moresby
1940 - 1953Served in Bureau's Melbourne and Perth offices
1941 - 1946Squadron Leader with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAF)
1943 - 1946Officer in charge of the Indian Ocean Forecasting Section
1946Issued the first maximum temperature forecasts in Australia
1953 - 1972Deputy Director of the Bureau of Meteorology in Adelaide
1970Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

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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: 18 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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