MR. GEORGE GOULD
JOCKEY CLUB TREASURER
(P A.) CHRISTCHURCH. this day
The death has occurred of Mr. George Gould, treasurer of the Canterbury Jockey Club. A son of Mr. George Gould, who arrived in New Zealand in 1850 and opened a place of business in Christchurch a year later, Mr. Gould was born in Christchurch in 1865. He was educated at Christ's College. Christchurch, Harrow and Jesus College, Cambridge. On the completion of his education he went farming, but later undertook general business. He entered the firm of Gould, Beaumont and Co., of which he became head after the retirement of his brother, Joseph. The firm amalgamated with Pyne, Gould Guinness, Ltd., and Mr. Gould had been chairman of directors of the firm since 1923. He was also chairman of the New Zealand Shipping Company and chairman of the Canterbury Jockey Club, from 1924 to 1928.
Mr. Gould was on the directorate of a number of other companies on the committee of St. George's Hospital, and chairman and promoter of the Christchurch War Memorial Fund and of the "Save the Square" committee. He was a former president of the Canterbury A. & P. Association and a member of the Waimakariri River Board Trust. Mr. Gould was married in 1889 to Miss Helen Maud Lane, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Lane. There are three sons and two daughters
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OBITUARY, Auckland Star, Volume LXXII, Issue 122, 26 May 1941
OBITUARY Auckland Star, Volume LXXII, Issue 122, 26 May 1941
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