Bate, Sir Walter Edwin Biography 1992

Bate, Sir Walter Edwin
Retired barrister and solicitor
Born Greenmeadows, Hawke’s Bay, 12 March 1901
Married 1925 Louise Jordan; three children – Edwin Roger Masefield, Alison Elgar, Peter John
Educated Napier Boys’ High School; Victoria University College – LLM (NZ)
Barrister, solicitor and notary public 1922-, first legal position Taumarunui 1923, joined partnership Simpson and Bate in Hastings 1927, becoming senior partner
Chairman Hawke’s Bay Hospital Board 1941-74, Mayor of Hastings  1953-59
Awarded OBE, Order of St John, Knight Bachelor 1969
Leisure activities include gardening and holidaying
Address 38 Busby Hill, Havelock North

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New Zealand Who’s Who Aotearoa, Vol 1 (1992)

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