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1986 marked the 150th anniversary of the colonisation of South Australia. To commemorate the sesquicentenary, the Jubilee 150 Board decided to honour a selection of people who had made a significant contribution to the community or gained national and international recognition for their work. It created a Jubilee 150 Walk of 150 bronze plaques set in the footpath of North Terrace.

Philosopher, Chancellor of the University of Adelaide, and a teacher of economics, psychology and literature, Sir William Mitchell was nothing if not a polymath.

Read more about Sir William Mitchell here.

J150 Plaque

Sir William Mitchell

KCMG

1861-1962

Philosopher and Chancellor, Adelaide University

1942-1948

Sponsor: University of Adelaide

By History SA

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