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Australian Veterinarians: Hugh Gordon, Peter C. Doherty, Barry Larkin, Thomas William Hogarth, Matthew Clarke, Andrew Mckay, Michael Archinal

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Published May 31st 2010
ISBN : 9781156255636
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44 pages
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Chapters: Hugh Gordon, Peter C. Doherty, Barry Larkin, Thomas William Hogarth, Matthew Clarke, Andrew Mckay, Michael Archinal, Dr. Harry Cooper, Reuben Rose, Harry Spira, Robert Zammit. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 43. Not illustrated. Free updatesMoreChapters: Hugh Gordon, Peter C. Doherty, Barry Larkin, Thomas William Hogarth, Matthew Clarke, Andrew Mckay, Michael Archinal, Dr. Harry Cooper, Reuben Rose, Harry Spira, Robert Zammit. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 43. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Hugh McLeod Gordon (28 March 1909 23 April 2002) was a pioneering Australian veterinary scientist and parasitologist. Gordon had a long and distinguished career in veterinary research, becoming a world-renowned expert in the field of veterinary parasitology. Amongst his most important contributions in that field was the discovery that phenothiazine was a safe and effective anthelmintic in sheep and cattle. This discovery, along with the recognition that this compound could be manufactured locally, saved Australian sheep farmers millions of dollars. Four generations of Gordons in Armidale c. 1940. Left to right: Hugh McLeod, Hugh Hungerford, Lambert Skene. Front: Hugh McLeod (Mac).Hugh Gordon was born in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia to Hugh Hungerford Gordon (1883-1969) of Armidale- and Frederica Marion Taylor (1885-1962) of Terrible Vale, Kentucky. Hugh Hungerford (known as Bob) was a grazier in the Armidale district of New South Wales, purchasing the property Elsinore in 1911. Gordon spent his early years at Elsinore, attending Armidale High School from 1922 to 1926. In 1927 Gordon entered the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney, residing at St. Pauls College. He applied for entry after reading a letter from Professor James Douglas Stewart, Dean of the Veterinary Science faculty, that appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald on 26 January 1927, asking country students to consider veterinary science as a career. Gordon graduated with Honours in 1930 and was awarded the William Cooper