George R. KingPrint Page
Commemorates a Principal of Gordon Technical College
|Address:||Fenwick Street, Johnstone Park, Geelong, 3220|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.145962|
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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.