Established 1894

The Wallaby Club .Inc

Biographical entry Skeats, E.W. ( - 1953)

geologist and mineralogist


Professor E. Skeats joined the Wallaby Club in 1905 and remained member until his death in 1953. He was President in 1911. He was Professor of Geology and Mineralogy at the University of Melbourne, 1904-1941. He had a particular interest in petrology. He was also an active office bearer in many scientific societies.



1905 - 1953
Membership - Wallaby Club

Sources used to compile this entry: Attwood, Harold (ed.), The Centenary History of the Wallaby Club, Landscape Publications, Mont Albert, 1993. List of members page 140, additional references page 13, 30, 32, 33, 44, 72, 74, photographs page 21, 58.

Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy

A Private Club

The Wallaby Club is a Melbourne-based walking club established in 1894 with a strong bias towards good fellowship, talking and an appreciation of both the natural and built environments. Membership is strictly limited and is by invitation only.

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