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Raleigh Adelbert Black
Agency Number:
Start Date:
12 Mar 1880
End Date:
02 Jul 1963
Raleigh Adelbert Black was born in Bothwell, Tasmania and was appointed to the government service on 25 July 1898 as a clerk in the Treasury Department. He was appointed to the Agriculture and Stock Department on 1 July 1902 and resigned from the service on 31 March 1926. He moved to Victoria where he worked for a fertilizer company. He was a renowned botanical collector and associate of Leonard Rodway,
Information Sources:
PSC35/2 and A.E.Orchard (1999) A History of Systematic Botany in Australia, in Flora of Australia Vol.1, 2nd ed
Series Created By Agency:
NS95 Memoirs of a Public Servant01 Jan 195031 Dec 1950