Donne, Gaven John Biography 1971

DONNE, Gaven John
Stipendiary Magistrate Rotorua
Born: Christchurch, 8 May 1914; son of Jack Alfred Donne; married 3 January 64 Isabel Fenwick, daughter of John Edwin Hall; 2 sons, 2 daughters
Education: Palmerston North Boys’ High School, Hastings High School, Victoria University, Wellington; LLB [Bachelor of Laws]
Barrister and solicitor 1928; appointed to bench 1959; member Takapuna Borough Council 1957-59; chairman town Planning Authority 1959; board of governors Westlake High School 1958-59
2nd NZ Expeditionary Force 1941-45, 36 Survey Battery, NZA [New Zealand Army]
Recreation: tennis, golf, fishing
Private address: 255 Old Taupo Rd, Rotorua

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New Zealand Who’s Who 10th edition 1971

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