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Blundell, Edward Denis, Sir

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Born: 1907 AD
Died: 1984 AD, at 77 years of age.

Nationality: New Zealand
Categories: Lawyers, Politician

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1907 - Denis Blundell was born on the 29th of May in Wellington, New Zealand.

       - Sir Denis attended Waitaki Boys' High School and Cambridge.

1928-1938 - He was a gifted cricketer, and represented New Zealand at international level.

1929 - He studied law and was called to the Bar in England.

1930 - Returned to New Zealand, practicing as barrister and solicitor in Wellington.

1959-1962 - President of the New Zealand Cricket Board.

1968 - Appointed as High Commissioner for New Zealand in Britain and Ambassador to Ireland.

1972-1977 - Served as Governor-General of New Zealand.

1984 - Sir Denis died in Townsville, Queensland, Australia, on 24th of September.


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