AUCKLAND RACING CLUB i After acting as vice-president of the Auckland Racing Club for some 14 years, Dr. A. McGregor Grant was yesterday unopposed for the presidency, upon the retirement of Mr. O. Nicholson, and his appointment was acclaimed by what was prohably a record attendance at an annual meeting. Some very nice things were said about Mr. Nicholson and a resolution was passed expressing thanks to him for his successful control of the affairs of the club for the past 14 years. Dr. Grant said he was very proud, to be elected president. He hoped to be able, with the assistance of the committee, to conduct the affairs of the club in a manner commensurate and compai-able with presidents of the past. His services would be given wholeheartedly. The following officers were Sleeted:- — President, Dr. A. McGregor Grant; vicepresident, Mr. J. M. Carpenter; committee (five seats), Dr. Frank Macky, Messrs. T. Impey, A. Harvey, E. H. Nolan, W. L. Wyber; stewards, Messrs. G. D. Deery, M. J. Lynch, G. Ring. The proposal that a president, after holding office for four successive years, should not be eligible for re-election for one year was defeated.
Permanent link to this item
NEW PRESIDENT, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 191, 14 August 1945
NEW PRESIDENT Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 191, 14 August 1945
Using This Item
Fairfax Media is the copyright owner for the Auckland Star. You can reproduce in-copyright material from this newspaper for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons New Zealand BY-NC-SA licence . This newspaper is not available for commercial use without the consent of Fairfax Media. For advice on reproduction of out-of-copyright material from this newspaper, please refer to the Copyright guide.
This newspaper was digitised in partnership with Auckland Libraries.