Biographical data


Strong, Thomas Arthur


(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 1: Cyclopaedia of collectors)

(Source: Flora Malesiana ser. 1, 5: Cyclopaedia of collectors, Supplement I)


Born: 1899, Glencorse, Scotland.



Obtained the B.S. degree in Forestry of the University of Edinburgh in 1921. Joined the Forest Department Malay Peninsula in 1921. and was transferred to Ceylon in 1938; in 1945 appointed Director of Forests Malayan Union. In 1950 he retired on medical grounds.



Mainly in S. Perak and Johore; cf. sub Conservator of Forests series, Kepong [KEP].


biographical data:

Mal. For. 13, 1950, p. 117-118, with portr.