Lambourne, Sydney James Biography 1971

LAMBOURNE, Sydney James
Born: 3 February 1906, son of James Lambourne; married 1937 Louisa, daughter of WH Birkenhead; 2 daughters
Education: Napier Boys High School, Wellington Teachers College, Victoria University of Wellington; MSc [Master of Science], DipEd [Diploma of Education], FNZIC [Fellow of New Zealand Institute of Chemistry]
Teacher Rongotai College 1931-53, acting principal 1951; Department Education staff inspector 1954-57; district senior inspector in charge of South Auckland 1958-66; chairman Wellington branch NZIC [New Zealand Institute of Chemistry]; UNESCO [United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation] consultant & adviser to Minister of Education in Libya 1964, Iran 1966
Captain territorial units, ED [Efficiency Decoration] & Bar
Published: General Science; School Certificate General Science
Recreation: bowls, philately
Private address: 15 Riverview Tce, Hamilton

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New Zealand Who’s Who 10th edition 1971

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