Thomas Russell Lowry Biography 1991

LOWRY, Thomas Russell, (Tom)
Farmer; Thoroughbred Breeder
Born Hastings, 13 May 1936, son of Thomas Coleman Lowry and Margaret Gertrude (née Russell); married Margaret Jane de Gruchy, daughter of JW de Gruchy, 1960; one son, three daughters. Education: Huntley School; Christ’s College; Royal Agricultural College, UK, Diploma of Agriculture
Farmer, Hawke’s Bay, 1950-; part-owned, supervised grazing property, Queensland; part-owned, supervised grazing Cranleigh International Stud, importing stallion Pervero; owner, supervisor, Okawa Stud, Hastings 1976-, importing Three Legs (champion NZ sire 1984-85, 1988-89, 1989-90), Shy Rambler, St Hilarion as sires; Council Member, NZ Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association 10 yrs, VP 1983-86; Member, Hawke’s Bay JC Committee 1972-, now President; First Chairman Hawke’s Bay Racing Centre; Chairman, Hawke’s Bay District Committee
Address: Okawa, Hastings

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New Zealand Who’s Who 12th edition 1991

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