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New entries added to the ADB

Tuesday 22 November 2022

Six new ADB entries have recently been added to the website:

Sir Robert John Southey (1922–1998), businessman and Liberal Party president, written by James C. Murphy

Sidney Leopold Segal (1913–1999), company director and mining executive, written by Robert Porter

Albert James Penberthy (1915–1999), conductor and composer, written by Margaret Seares 

Sir John Cochrane Moore (1915–1998), barrister and arbitrator, written by Greg Patmore 

Sir Ian Munro McLennan (1909–1998), engineer and company executive, written by Claire Wright

Jan Andrzej Hempel (1909–1997), diplomat, shipping economist, and Polish community leader, written by Stanislaus Hempel