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.