Thomas Kinsley SIM (1988-?)

Mechanical Engineer
Ballarat School of Mines

SMB Student Association (Cat.No.3560)

Thomas Kinsley was born at Ballarat in 1888.

In 1918 Thomas Sim was the first student at the Ballarat School of Mines (SMB) to graduate in Mechanical Engineering. The second graduate was S.J. Chambers in 1920.

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This biography prepared by Clare Gervasoni, February 2007

Image caption (RHS): SMB Students Association Committee, 1909. Back Row: THOMAS SIM, Alexander G. Campbell, Reginald Callister, S. Leathes, V. Tucker, Mitchell, C. Corrie Front Row: L. Middleton, W. Geldard (treasurer), Mr Whitington (Vice-president), Prof. Alfred Mica Smith (President). Absent - Mr Sutherland, William Baragwanath