Archive of past Queensland Entomologists

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William Henry Thorburn YARROW (1936-2015)

William Yarrow

Educated at Cleveland and Wynnum. Overcame major physical handicap to achieve BSc  from University of Queensland majoring in Entomology in 1957. Appointed  Entomologist in the Department of Primary Industries, initially based in Toowoomba assisting Alan May with tephritid fruit fly research and general field crop entomology. Relocated to DPI headquarters Brisbane, working at William Street and subsequently, Indooroopilly with responsibility mainly for Urban Entomology. Retired ca 2000.  Also involved in staff association and wider Union matters and classical music broadcasting.  Awarded AO for contributions to schools through Parent Association involvement and to music.

 

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