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George R. King : 5-September-2011
George R. King : 5-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates a Principal of Gordon Technical College

Location

Address:Fenwick Street, Johnstone Park, Geelong, 3220
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.145962
Long: 144.356004
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Education

Dedication

Front Inscription

George R. King, O.B.E., F.R.A.I.A. 1872-1950, a great educationalist.

George King was the leading figure in the history of the Gordon Institute in his role as Secretary/Principal from 1893 to 1934.  The Gordon gained an international reputation through his efforts.

The monument stone was originally unveiled on 28 November 1958 by the Rt. Hon. Richard Casey the Minister for External Affiars and later Governor-General of Australia.  He was Federal Member for Corio 1931 - 1940.

Source: MA,VMR,RHSV
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