Colonel Jack Keith Murray, n.d.

Murray, Jack Keith (). Colonel Jack Keith Murray, n.d..

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Creator Murray, Jack Keith
Title Colonel Jack Keith Murray, n.d.
Open Access Status Other
Year available 2017
Series Jack Keith Murray Collection, UQFL91
Type image/tiff
Original Format Photograph; b&w; 38 x 31 cm.
Source Jack Keith Murray Collection, UQFL91, Parcel 1
Language eng
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Formatted Abstract/Summary
Sir Jack Keith Murray was born in 1889 in Brighton, Victoria. He was appointed principal of the Queensland State Agricultural College (Gatton) in 1923 and became a professor of Agriculture at the University of Queensland in 1929. He served as a colonel in the army in World War II and was commanding officer of the 25th (Darling Downs) Battalion in 1940. In September 1945 he was appointed Administrator of the Australian territories of Papua and New Guinea, after the military administration left. He retired from that position in 1952. He was appointed to the University of Queensland Senate in 1953 and died in 1980.
Keyword Murray, Jack Keith, 1889-1979
Papua New Guinea -- Politics and government -- To 1975
University of Queensland -- Academic staff
Additional Notes Caption on reverse reads: "Colonel Jack Keith Murray. Administrator Papua New Guinea 1945 - 1952. (See Who's Who in Australia 1977.) Later Sir Keith (1978) Professor of Agriculture Qld Uni 1927 - 1945. Member of Senate Q.U.1953-69 Died 10/12/79 Jindalee Nursing Centre."

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