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Death of an Old Settler.

• [Per Pbeßs Association."] NEW PLYMOUTH, April 28. Mr Thomas King, Chairman of the Harbour Board, died at four o'clock this morning, aged seventy- three years. He was one of the fir3t settlers, arriving here in the William Bryant in 1841. He was elected a member of the House of Representatives in 1854 and 1860, and held the position of Treasurer in the Provincial Council. He was manager of the Bank of New Zealand here for sixteen years, and Bince hi« retirement he took an active part in matters connected with the barbour. He leaves a widow and three sons and one daughter: Dr Truby King, of Seacliffe Lunatic Asylum, Mr Newtcn King, auctioneer, here, Mr Henry King, and Mrß Merchant, of Timarn. The deceased had been very infirm for aome time.

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Death of an Old Settler., Star, Issue 4630, 28 April 1893

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Death of an Old Settler. Star, Issue 4630, 28 April 1893

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