Biographical entry Gilruth, J.A. ( - 1937)
- academic, public servant and veterinarian
Dr J. Gilruth joined the Wallaby Club in 1927 and maintained his membership until his death in 1937. He was a veterinarian and appointed Professor of Veterinary Pathology at the University of Melbourne in 1908. He was later appointed Administrator of the Northern Territory, 1912-1920 and was Chief of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) Division of Animal Health in 1933.
Regarding his membership: 'J.A. Gilruth, a Scot, or Pict, as he called himself . . .
J. Woodburn, page 67
- 1927 - 1937
- 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 134, additional information pages 63, 66, 67.
Prepared by: Gavan McCarthy
Created: 28 April 2007
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.
Dates and details of annual walks from 1894.