Cyril Geoffrey Edmund Harker Biography 1971

HARKER, Cyril Geoffrey Edmund
OBE [Officer of the Order of the British Empire] (1964); JP [Justice of the Peace], notary public, 15 Domain Rd, Waipawa
Born: Havelock North, 17 November 1899, son of WJ Harker; married (1) 1915 Phyllis, daughter of RN Keeling; 1 son 1 daughter. (2)  1961 Mary G, daughter of Welby Green
Education: Napier Boys High School, Victoria University of Wellington; LLB [Bachelor of Laws]
1 NZEF [New Zealand Expeditionary Force] 1914-18; has since practised law Waipawa; member Law Revision Commission 1946-69. Honorary Probation Officer Central Hawke’s Bay; has been mayor of borough and resident local RSA [Returned Services Association] and Chamber of Commerce; 1st chairman Waipawa Electorate National Party; member dominion council; MP [Member of Parliament] for Waipawa 1940-46; MP for Hawke’s Bay 1946-63; chairman of committees, House of Representatives 1950-57

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