Edward Durning Holt Biography 1971

HOLT, Edward Durning
Justice of the Peace (1956), farmer Puketapu
Born: Ormondville, 3 February 1913, son of ED Holt; married 1936 Margaret K, daughter of WJ Simpson
Education: Huntly, Wanganui College School, Napier Boys High School, Massey College; Dip Agr [Diploma in Agriculture]
Member HB A & P Society [Hawke’s Bay Agricultural & Pastoral Society] 1935-60; (life member); HB County Council 1951-64; member Massey College Council 1953, chairman 1960-62; member council Massey University Advisory Manawatu 1963-; member National Research Advisory Council 1964-69; deputy chairman Wellington division National Party 1958-62, president NZ National Party 1966-
War service: RNZAF [Royal NZ Air Force] flying instructor World War ll
Private address: “Sudley” Box 12, Taradale, Napier, Hawke’s Bay

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