James del Piano

James del Piano

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James del Piano (1916 - 1981) was an Australian businessman and civic leader. He was born Giacomo del Piano on 17 November 1916 in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia. His parents were Giovanni and Maria (n e Mazzina). After primary education in Widgiemooltha and Kalgoorlie he moved to Italy where he finished his education in Castello dell'Acqua. He worked in an office until the death of his father when he moved back to Australia with his mother in 1935. In 1935 del Piano enrolled at the University of Western Australia, where he studied engineering. Before he could finish his degree, he joined the Australian Government as an engineering draftsman. In 1942 del Piano was interned after allegations were made that he had fascist sympathies. He spent time in Fremantle Prison before spending time in internment camps in country Western Australia and South Australia. He was released in early 1944.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135886584
  • 9786135886580