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Searching for Sir John Henry Butters 1885-1969 : engineer, administrator, and company director

Waterhouse, Diana Jill


The originality claimed for this dissertation lies in the analysis of the life of John Henry Butters, 1885-1969, who in the twentieth century played a major role in developing and marketing hydro-electricity in Tasmania; was Chief Commissioner of the Federal Capital Territory at the time of the opening of Parliament House in Canberra in 1927; and, over time, was a director of some twenty companies including General Motors-Holden's [sic], Boral, and Associated Newspapers. The challenge has been...[Show more]

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