Adolph Carl von de Heyde Süssmilch
SÜSSMILCH, ADOLPH CARL von de HEYDE (1875-1946), geologist and educationist, was born on 12 February 1875 in Sydney, third son of Christian Bernhard Süssmilch, a music teacher from Hamburg, and his German wife Anna Emilie, née Merkle. Educated at William Street Public School, he became an indent clerk in a warehouse and attended science classes at Sydney Technical College in his spare time.
Joining the Department of Public Instruction in 1899, Süssmilch next year became an assistant at Sydney Technical College. He studied at Fort Street Training School and, as an unmatriculated student, attended lectures in the faculty of engineering at the University of Sydney in 1901-03. He taught geology, mineralogy and mining at the college from 1903, and visited the United States of America in 1912 to study methods of technical education.
Appointed principal of the Newcastle branch Technical College in 1914, Süssmilch was president of the Newcastle division ...Read more at the source website