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MR. J. S. BARNETT

P.A. CHRISTCHURCH, This Day. The. death has occurred of Mr John Septimus Barnett, former Deputy Mayor of Christchurch, aged 76. He collapsed in the street on Monday and died almost immediately. He was a prominent figure in the Labour movement in the South Island, both in the industrial and political branches. After 40 years' service in the Railways Department he retired in 1923 and became secretary of several trade unions. He was a member of the Christchurch Drainage Board, being chairman for a term, and of the North Canterbury Hospital Board, as well as of the City Council. He was chairman of the original Christchurch Man-power Committee and continued as chairman when it Avas reconstituted as an Armed Forces appeal froard.

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MR. J. S. BARNETT, Evening Post, Volume CXXXIX, Issue 138, 13 June 1945

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MR. J. S. BARNETT Evening Post, Volume CXXXIX, Issue 138, 13 June 1945

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