Jackson, Ronald Gordon

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Jackson, Ronald Gordon

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  • Sir Gordon Jackson

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1924 - 1991


Sir Gordon (Ronald) Jackson was born on 5 May 1924 and studied at Brisbane Grammer School and the University of Queensland. Jackson was a board member of various companies and organisations. he was Chairman, Australian Industry Development Corporation; Board member, Reserve Bank of Australia (1975-1990), Police Board of NSW; Director, Rothams Holdings Ltd; Director, Rockwell International Pty Ltd; and Vice President, Australia-Japan Business Co-operation Committee. In 1941 Jackson joined CSR Ltd. He was appointed Head Sugar Marketing Division, 1958; Senior Executive Officer, 1964; General Manager, 1972-1982; Director 1972-1985; and Deputy Chairman, 1983-1985. On 11 June 1983 he was awarded Knight of the Order of Australia (AK). From 1984-1988, Jackson was a member of the Advisory Committee, Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies at the Australian National University. He was Chancellor, ANU from 1987-1990 (formerly Pro Chancellor). Jackson died on 1 June 1991.


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company director; university administrator

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Entered from deposit description on 21 September 2011




Who's Who in Australia 1991

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