The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Keene, William

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1399119The Dictionary of Australasian Biography — Keene, WilliamPhilip Mennell

Keene, William, was born at Bath, England, in 1795. Having superintended the working of some salt mines in the Pyrenees for the French Government, he migrated to New South Wales in 1852, and in 1856 was appointed Government Geologist and Examiner of Coal Mines. He died in Sydney on Feb. 2nd, 1872.