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McLennan, Ethel Irene (1891 - 1983)

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Botanist and Plant pathologist
Born: 15 March 1891  Williamstown, Victoria, Australia.  Died: 1983.

McLennan was Associate Professor of Botany, University of Melbourne 1931-55, after having joined the staff in 1915. She specialized in mycology and plant pathology, and was awarded the Syme Prize in 1927.

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Born 15 March 1891. Died 1983. Educated University of Melbourne (BSc 1914, DSc 1921). Demonstrator - lecturer, Botany Department, University of Melbourne 1915-31, associate professor of botany 1931-55, acting Head of the Department 1937-38. Chairwoman, Australian Pan-Pacific Women's Committee 1929, President, Australian Federation of University Women 1934. Scandinavian Fellowship, International Federation of University Women 1926, Syme Prize 1927.

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