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Biographical entry Archer, Keith McRae (1905 - 1999)

Born
18 October 1905
Launceston, Tasmania, Australia
Died
1999
Occupation
Statistician

Summary

Keith Archer was appointed Commonwealth Statistician in 1962 after joining the Commonwealth Public Service in 1924. He was the Australian delegate to a number of international conferences 1940s-1960s.

Details

Born Launceston, Tasmania, 18 October 1905. OBE 1965, CBE 1971. Educated University of Tasmania (Dip. Com.). Tasmanian Public Service 1923; Commonwealth Public Service 1924; Tabulating Supervisor Census 1933, Assistant Commonwealth Statistician 1949-54; Deputy Commonwealth Statistician 1954-62; Commonwealth Statistician 1962-70; Director Australian Association of Permanent Building Societies 1970-75; Associated Director Australian Association of Building Societies 1975-79; Honorary Secretary, ACT Association of Building Societies 1979-84. FRSS (Hon).

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Oral History Collection

  • Keith McRae Archer - Records, 1905 - 1970, TRC 121/38; National Library of Australia Oral History Collection. Details

Published resources

Newspaper Articles

  • 'Obituary', Canberra Times, 13 April 1999, p. 11. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.