William Huey STEELE (1867-1950)

Physicist
Ballarat School of Mines (SMB)

Born at Portarlington, William Steele was educated at the University of Melbourne, being awarded a Bachelor of Arts in 1890 and a Master of Arts in 1892. Between 1894 and 1897 Steele lectured in technical electricity at the Ballarat School of Mines (SMB).

William Steele was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1901, and was Moderator of the Presbyterian Church, Western Australia in 1916, and the Presbyterian Church of Victoria in 1935.

This biography is currently being prepared by Clare Gervasoni, March 2008. If you are able to contribute please email c.gervasoni@federation.edu.au