Catalogue Number: 376
Judge Leonard E B Stretton, First president of the Australian College of Optometry
Sub-Category: Photograph People and events
Time Period: 1940 to 1999
Description Of Item: Black and white photograph 80 mm W130 mm D of Judge Leonard E B Stretton, First President of the Australian College of Optometry.
Historical Significance: Leonard Edward Bishop Stretton (1893-1967) LLB 1916 was a county court judge and a Victorian Royal Commissioner on five occasions, and noteworthy for his enquiry into the bush fires of 1939. He was President of the College until 1944 when he was succeeded by Professor (later Sir) Arthur Amies who served as President from 1945 to 1976.Digital image 448 kb in Museum iPhoto
Location: Archive office. South wall. Cube 5 Album 1