Prominent Department of Agriculture Staff

Horticultural Branch 1887 - 1977

This brief list of the Horticultural Branch contains a list of former staff members, their last title, last location and period of service.

George Quinn - SA's first Chief Horticulturalist

George Quinn commenced with the SA Botanic Gardens in 1887. After a period as an Inspector he joined the Department of Agriculture in 1905 as a Horticultural Inspector, rising to the position of Chief Horticulturalist and retired in 1935.

He made a major contribution to all aspects of horticultural crop production during his 47 years of public service.

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