SECRETARY TO RETIRE
MISS H. D, MONTAGUE Parliamentary Reporter. WELLINGTON, this day. After 17 years at Parliament House Miss H. 1). Montague is relinquishing her position in the private secretarial corps. She was the first woman private secretary, joining the staff of the late Rt. Hon. J. G. Coates in 1828. She was with Mr. Coates at the time of his death and when Mr, Perry was appointed to succeed him as a member of the War Cabinet she remained as his private secretary. A function was held yesterday afternoon in the Hon. A, Hamilton's room, at which tributes were paid to Miss Montague's ability, knowledge of political matters and her loyalty, She was presented with a cheque.
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SECRETARY TO RETIRE, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945
SECRETARY TO RETIRE Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 183, 4 August 1945
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