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Blundell, Edward Denis, Sir

Born: 1907 AD
Died: 1984 AD
Nationality: New Zealand
Categories: Lawyers, Politician

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.