Born in Redfern, New South Wales, in 1889, died in Sydney, New South Wales, on 26 July 1975.
Laboratory Attendant/Senior Laboratory Attendant at the Botany School, University of Sydney (1916-1954) where he was largely responsible for the development of the John Ray Herbarium (SYD). From April 1959 until June 1971 a part-time botanist at NSW. Co-author of the Flora of the Sydney Region (1963, 1972, 1982), nine research papers and accounts of eight families for Flora of New South Wales (Contr. New South Wales Natl. Herb.). His collections are to be found at SYD and NSW (duplicates in S and elsewhere).
Extracted from: A.E.Orchard (1999) A History of Systematic Botany in Australia, in Flora of Australia Vol.1, 2nd ed., ABRS. [consult for source references]