Leonard Keith Ward

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Leonard Keith Ward (17 February 1879 – 30 September 1964) was an Australian geologist and public servant.

Ward was born in Petersham, New South Wales and was educated at Sydney and Brisbane Grammar Schools then the University of Sydney (B.A., 1900; B.E., 1903) where he was taught by Edgeworth David.

Ward work for Broken Hill Proprietary then at the Western Australian School of Mines, Kalgoorlie, from 1903. He played one first-class cricket match for Tasmania in 1907-08.[1] In 1919 he became secretary to the minister of mines.

Ward was awarded the Clarke Medal by the Royal Society of New South Wales in 1930 and the Verco Medal by the Royal Society of South Australia in 1955.

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  1. ^ "Leonard Ward". ESPN Cricinfo. Retrieved 18 January 2016. 

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Preceded by
Ernest Willington Skeats
Clarke Medal
Succeeded by
Robert John Tillyard