Leonard Keith Ward


Leonard Keith Ward

Leonard Keith Ward (17 February 187930 September 1964) was an Australian geologist and public servant.

Ward was born in Petersham, New South Wales and was educated at Sydney and Brisbane Grammar Schools then the University of Sydney (B.A., 1900; B.E., 1903) where he was taught by Edgeworth David.

Ward work for Broken Hill Proprietary then at the Western Australian School of Mines, Kalgoorlie, from 1903. In 1919 he became secretary to the minister of mines.

Ward was awarded the Clarke Medal by the Royal Society of New South Wales in 1930 and the Verco Medal by the Royal Society of South Australia in 1955.

References

*Bernard O'Neil, ' [http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A160581b.htm Ward, Leonard Keith (1879 - 1964)] ', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 16, MUP, 2002, pp 489-490.


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