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John Fleming Douglas, farmer

 

 

 

 

John Fleming Douglas, of Waihao Downs Station, is the eldest son of the late Mr. John Douglas, who died at Mount Royal, Palmerston, on the 12th of August, 1903. He was born at Caversham, Dunedin, in 1864, and was educated at Oamaru, Dunedin, and in Scotland.

On his return to New Zealand in 1887, he gave his attention to sheepfarming, and has managed the Waihao Downs estate since 1895.

Mr. Douglas has served for five years as a member of the Waimate County Council, and for three years of that period was chairman. He has also served on the local hospital board, and is a member of the committee of the Waimate Agricultural and Pastoral Association.

Mr. Douglas was married, in 1897, to a daughter of the late Mr. John Rankin of Waihao Downs, and has one son and two daughters surviving.

 

 

 

 

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