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Biographical entry East, Lewis Ronald (1899 - 1994)

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Born
17 June 1899
Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia
Died
9 March 1994
Mount Waverley, Victoria, Australia
Occupation
Engineer and Water supply expert

Summary

Ronald East was an engineer with the Victorian State Rivers and Water Supply Commission 1922-1934, a Commissioner from 1934 and then Chairman from 1936. He was a member of the Snowy River Committee 1948-1949.

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Events

1949
Award - Kernot Memorial Medal, for distinguished engineering achievement in Australia. Faculty of Engineering, University of Melbourne
3 June 1951
Award - Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). Chairman - Victoria Water Supply Commission.
1 January 1966
Award - Knight Bachelor (KtB). Chairman - Victoria Water Supply Commission.

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Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Lewis Ronald East - Records, 1967 - 1979, MS 8178, MS 10611; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

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McCarthy, G.J.