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OBITUARY

MR, A, FLETCHER [from our own correspondent] WHANGAREI, Sunday Tho death occurred this morning of Mr. Archibald Fletcher, aged 59, of Tikipunga, near "Whangarei. Mr. Fletcher was a member of the firm of Fletcher and Boscawen, land agents, of Whangarei, and had resided in the district for 23 years. The only son of the late Mr. and Mrs. P. Fletcher, ho was born at Mosgiel, and for a period engaged in sheep farming in the South Island. He married Miss Catherine McKay, of Moonlight, Central Otago, in 1897. Mr. Fletcher was an auctioneer for Dalgety and Company, Limited, for a number of years, resigning owing to ill health. Ho took a keen interest in sheep dog trials, and in recent years had judged numerous trials in North Auckland. Ho is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. /

THE HON. RICHARD MOORE [by telegraph—OWN correspondent] CHItISTCHURCH. Sunday The Hon. Itichard Moore, formerly a member of tho Legislative Council, died yesterday at his home in Whisby Road, Cas\imere, aged 87. Born in London in 1849, he was educated after coming to New Zealand at Christchurch and Rangiora private schools. Between 1884 and 1888 ho was tho Mayor of Kaiapoi, and was at different times a member of tho North Canterbury Charitable Aid Board, Domain Board aud Lyttelton Harbour Board. In 1890 ho was elected fts member of the House of Representatives for Kaiapoi, in which capacity ho served for three years, and for a similar term from 1896. -In 1921 ho was appointed to the Legislative Council, from which he retired a few years ago.

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OBITUARY, New Zealand Herald, Volume LXXIII, Issue 22523, 14 September 1936

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OBITUARY New Zealand Herald, Volume LXXIII, Issue 22523, 14 September 1936

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