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OBITUARY.

MR. J. J. DOUGALL. CHRISTCHUKCH SOLICITOK. (By Telegraph.—Press Association.) CHRISTCHURCH, this day. The death occurred last evening of Mr. J. J. Dougall, one of the oldest and best-known members of the legal profession in Christehurch. He was Mayor of Christehurch in 1912. He was a member of the Lyttclton Harbour Board for six years, and had been a member of the Canterbury College Council since 1910. His chief interest for many years had been in the Navy League, and he had been president of the Christehurch branch for the last 12 years. Mr. John Joseph Dougall was born in Aberdeen in 1800, and arrived at Lytteiton in 1872. He entered the office of the legal firm of Messrs. Garriek, Coulishaw and Company, and was admitted a barrister of the Supreme Court in 189 G. Mr. Dougall had many interests outside his profession. Ho was a member of the old Riccarton Road Board from 1901 to 1910. He was a member of the original Tramways Board for many years from its inception in 19'J4. He was a member of the High School Cadets in 1878, and two years later joined K Battery Artillery, retiring 17 years later with the rank of lieutenant to take command of the Canterbury Engineers'. He was a member of the Canterbury Patriotic Society, and of the Advisory Board of the New Zealand Patriotic Societies. A prominent member of the Order of Freemasons, Mr. Dougall was Grandmaster for New Zealand in 1914 and 1915.

MR. RICHARD GIVEN

A former director of the Eaglan Cooperative Dairy Company, Mr. Richanl Given, died at his home, Aotea, on September 3, at the age of 89 years. He had farmed in that district for 50 years. Born in Ireland, Mr. Given came to New Zealand when a youth. Besides farming he had a mail contract and was postmaster. Mrs. Given survives her husband. There are the following children: Mrs. \V. Tucker, Messrs. C. J. and. R. H. J. Given, all of Aotea.

MISS M. E. GILLIBRAND,

The death took place at Northcote yesterday of Miss Margaret Elizabeth Gillibrand, formerly a well-known school teacher at Auckland. For some years prior to her retirement she was infant mistress at the Epsom School, and previously taught at Pongakawa (Bay of Plenty) and Clevedon (Wairoa South). Deceased was the eldest daughter of Mrs. and the late Mr. Thomas Gillibrand.

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OBITUARY., Auckland Star, Volume LXV, Issue 209, 4 September 1934

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OBITUARY. Auckland Star, Volume LXV, Issue 209, 4 September 1934

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