Thomas Hill Easterfield

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Thomas Hill Easterfield (back right) seated with the other founding professors of Victoria University of Wellington.

Sir Thomas Hill Easterfield KBE (4 March 1866 – 1 March 1949) was a New Zealand chemist and university professor. He was born in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England on 4 March 1866. Easterfield was one of the four founding professors of the Victoria University, Wellington.

In 1935, he was awarded the King George V Silver Jubilee Medal.[1] He was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1938 Birthday Honours.[2]


  1. ^ "Official jubilee medals". Evening Post. 6 May 1935. p. 4. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "(Supplement) no. 34518". The London Gazette. 9 June 1938. p. 3701. Retrieved 7 July 2013.