Baumgart, Ian Lawrence Biography 1971

BAUMGART, Ian Lawrence
Assistant director-general, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, Private Bag, Wellington
Born: Hastings, 15 April 1920; son of AL Baumgart; married 1945 Lesley Grace (deceased 1966) daughter of DI Thompson; 3 sons, 1 daughter; married 1968 Nesta May daughter of HP West
Education: Hastings High School, Victoria University, Wellington; BA [Bachelor of Arts], BSc [Bachelor of Science]
Pedologist, Soil Bureau, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research 1944-54; scientific officer, Head Office Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1954-66, assistant director-general 1966-.
War Service: 2nd NZ Expeditionary Force 1941-44 (ltaly)
Publications: papers on NZ soils, volcanic ash deposits, and policies for agricultural science
Recreation: fishing, boating, photography
Private address: Onehuka Rd, Melling, Lower Hutt

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New Zealand Who’s Who 10th edition 1971

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