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HAYHURST, Horace FRIC

Forenames: Horace

Last name: HAYHURST

Titles and Honours: FRIC

Date of birth: 1897-09-02

Date of death: 1981-01-01

Date of Election: 1924-11-04

Honorary Member? No

Obituaries: Lit and Phil P 121, pp 4-5

Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No

Publications:

"Infestation of stored products" (1951-2, vol 93, pp 5-14; "The Lit and Phil: its past and its future" (1966 -7, vol 109, pp 5 - 17). Published book " Insect pests in stored products". Developed industrial weed killing.

Place of Residence: Didsbury, M'cr.

Notes:

Wartime service with Chemical Warfare Dept under Sir Harold Hartley. Became acknowledged expert on prevention and cure of insect damage. 1960 went into practice as a private consultant. Soc member of chemical section 1933 - 35, 1939 - 40; Vice Chair chemical section 1935 - 37, Chair chemical section 1937 - 39, Council 1939 - 46, Treasurer 1947 - 67, President 1950 - 52, 1966 - 67. Life Member 1948 with personal title of Hon Warden in 1967 -1981. Active Council member of Soc of Chemical Industry - Treasurer 1974 -79.

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