Alexander Boden

Alexander Boden

Alexander Boden

Birth : Alexander Boden (1913-05-28)28 May 1913 Sydney, Australia

Death : (1993-12-18)18 December 1993 Sydney, Australia

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Name Alexander Boden
Birth (1913-05-28)28 May 1913 Sydney, Australia
Birth Place Sydney, Australia
Death (1993-12-18)18 December 1993 Sydney, Australia
Died At 18 December 1993 Sydney, Australia
Nationality Australian

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May 1913 – 18 December 1993) was a philanthropist, industrialist (manufacturing chemist), publisher (including education author and researcher), founder of the Boden Chair of Human Nutrition at the University of Sydney, a Fellow Australian Academy of Science 1982, a founder of Bioclone Australia, Hardman Chemicals and Science Press and was awarded Leighton Medal of Royal Australian Chemical Institute in 1986.


He was educated at the University of Sydney (BSc 1933, Hon DSc 1984) and received an Order of Australia (AO) and he was also the author of A Handbook of Chemistry, initially published by the Shakespeare Head Press and later by his own Science Press.


In 1981 he formed Bioclone Australia, which exports diagnostic products.


Early years Alexander Boden was born on 28 May 1913, shortly after his parents William and Helena Boden arrived in Australia from Ireland.


The move to Australia in 1913 followed the emigration of William's two brothers and a sister.


In 1929 Alex passed the Leaving Certificate with honours in Mathematics and Chemistry.


He graduated with honours in the year 1933.


He joined The Playmakers and in 1934 made his debut in Crime Made Legal.


After 1936, however, the store of programmes and press clippings stops.


Finances are dull but they have been smoothed sufficiently to give a little takeoff for 1938.