Frederick Mortimer Young (c1860-1927) graduated at Cambridge University U.K. in 1884 and settled in Hobart in 1891 for his health. He assisted the newly founded (1890) University of Tasmania by drafting statutes etc. and editing the University Calendar and he served on the University Council 1919-21 and 1923-27. He also served on the committee of the Hobart Technical School 1893-5 and on the joint Tasmanian Government Education Department and University Engineering Board of Management. He was on the local committee for the Hobart meeting of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science 1921 and read a paper to the geographical section on "projections for world maps".
Paper read to section E Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science, Hobart Meeting 1921 (meeting held in Melbourne owing to shipping strike).
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