Ennor, Arnold Hughes

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Ennor, Arnold Hughes

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  • Sir Hugh Ennor KBE
  • Professor Hugh Ennor DSc (Melb) FAA

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1912 - 1977


Arnold Hughes (Hugh) Ennor was born on 10 October 1912 at Gardenvale, Melbourne. Ennor started his career at the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University as the School’s foundation chair in biochemistry on 15 August 1948. He went on to head the JCSMR as Dean of the School 1953-1967, and was also Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the ANU 1964-1967. He left the ANU to become the head of the new Department of Education and Science on 1 February 1967. In 1972 he became head of the Department of Science, until retiring in October 1977. He died in Canberra on 14 October 1977.


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academic; biochemist; public servant; university administrator

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John Curtin School of Medical Research (1948 -)

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1953 - 1967

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Entered from deposit description on 14 May 2012




Australian National University, http://info.anu.edu.au/ovc/Media/Media_Releases/2006/November/291106_Hugh_Ennor_Building (accessed 14 May 2012)
Australian Dictionary of Biography, http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/ennor-sir-arnold-hughes-10123 (accessed 14 May 2012)

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