Sir Lewis Edward HARRIS (1900 – 1983)

Name

Sir Lewis Edward Harris

Gender

Male

Birthdate

25 March 1900

Birthplace

Woodville

Marriage(s)

03 November 1920

Date of death

06 March 1983

Place of death

Brooklands Station, Puketapu

Parents

Partner(s)

  • Myra Nicholson Harris, nee Anderson

Children

  • Joseph Douglas Harris
  • Ruby Harris

Primary education

Hastings Central School

Biography

Knighted in 1979 for philanthropic works; farmed at Brooklands Station, Puketapu; pioneered aerial top-dressing; established Hohepa School

Sir Lewis and Lady Harris died within a few hours of each other

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